This nest box 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
(inside dimensions), 8" floor to ceiling (inside front), 1 1/2" diameter
entrance hole located 6" above the floor (to top of hole) and ventilation openings in
the floor and under the roof.
Hinged roof provides easy access for
monitoring and cleaning. Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position. Pilot
holes in both primary and secondary work pieces makes for easy assembly with screwdriver
Hang from a tree branch or under an
eave or mount on a tree, post or wall between four and twenty feet high with partial sun
and shade. Remove the nest after the brood rearing seasons are over.
Violet-green Swallow species pages
for habits and ranges.
Sparrows, chickadees, titmice, nuthatches, downy woodpeckers and wrens may use