for Red-headed Woodpeckers, Golden-fronted Woodpeckers and Hawk Owls is constructed with
Red Cedar. Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and
It has a 6" by 6" floor,
14" inside ceiling, 2" diameter entrance hole located 11" 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.
Locate in a woodland edge or
clearing. Mount at least ten feet high. Leave some wood chips on the floor.
Birdhouses mounted out of reach should be installed by professionals.
See specific species pages (Red-headed Woodpecker,
Hawk Owl) for habits and ranges.