The Nestbox for Flickers, Lewis Woodpeckers, Saw-whet Owls,
Pigmy Owls & Grackles is constructed with Red Cedar. Wood stock is rough-cut
on both sides so birds can grip interior and exterior surfaces.
It has a 7" by 7" floor, 16" inside ceiling, 2 1/2" diameter entrance hole
located 14" above the floor. Ventilation openings are in the floor and under
Hinged roof provides easy access for monitoring and
cleaning. Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position.
Assemble with corrosion resistant screws. Drill pilot holes in both primary and
secondary work pieces to for easy assembly with screwdriver in minutes.
In general mount out of reach on a tree in a woodland edge or clearing. See
specific species pages for Flicker, Pigmy Owl, Saw-Whet Owl, Grackle, and
Lewis Woodpecker habits, ranges, and optimum placement (location, height,
Leave a bed of chips in the house. Birdhouses mounted out of reach
should be installed by professionals.
Other Woodpeckers, Owls and Starlings may use this box.
Assembly instructions and plans below.