Prothonotary Warbler Nestbox



Prothonotary Warbler

Prothonotary Warbler Nestbox


Prothonotary Warbler Species Dimensions


The Nestbox for the Prothonotary Warbler is constructed with Red Cedar.  Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and exterior surfaces.

It has a 5" by 5" floor, 6" inside ceiling, 1 1/8" diameter entrance hole located 5" above the floor.  Ventilation openings are in the floor and under the roof.

Hinged roof provides easy access for monitoring and cleaning.  Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position. 

Assembled with corrosion resistant screws.  Pilot holes in both primary and secondary work pieces makes for easy assembly with screwdriver in minutes.

Mount on a tree, stump, or post over water from waist level up to an extended reach. Remove nest after brood rearing season.




Plans and Dimensions for a Prothonotary Warbler Nestbox



Safety First

Assemble woodworking projects in a safe area on a work bench approximately waist high.

Wear eye protection.  Eye injuries are the most common assembly mishap.

Keep hardware and tools away from children.and infants; store away when not in use.


Assembly Instructions

1) Fasten Right Side to Back Panel with screws. 2) Fasten Floor to Right Side and Back 3) Fasten Left Side to Back Panel and Floor. 4) Fasten Front Panel.

Assembly Instructions

5) Fasten Hinges to Roof with Small Screws 6) Fasten Roof and Hinges to Back Panel. 7) Fasten Shutter Hooks to Roof and Sides with Round-head Screws 8) Mount Nestbox with Large Screws at appropriate Height. (see specific species mounting height and habitat.)

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