The Pileated Woodpecker Nestbox (also for
Screech Owls) has a 10" by 10" floor,
24" inside ceiling, 4" diameter entrance hole located 21" above the floor
and ventilation openings. Assembled with screws. Hinged roof is secured with
shutter hooks for easy access.
Woodpeckers, have a professional mount this box with the entrance hole facing south or
east, 20 feet or higher on a tree in forest edge,or grove.
Pilleated Woodpeckers commonly excavate their own
cavities. Fill this box full of wood chips.
Squirrels may also use this nestbox.
Assembly instructions and plans below.