Bluebird (Western & Mountain) Nestbox is constructed with Red Cedar.
Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and
It has a 5" by 5" floor
(inside dimensions), 12" floor to ceiling (inside front), 1 9/16" diameter
entrance hole located 10" above the floor (to top of hole) and ventilation
openings in the floor and under the roof.
The 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 in minutes.
Mount on a post about
four feet high with partial sun and shade (see species pages:
Mountain Bluebirds and
Western Bluebirds for specific habitat and mounting instuctions.)
In areas where the
Eastern Bluebird range overlaps that of the Mountain Bluebird, use
this nestbox which will accommodate all three bluebirds.
Remove the nest in late
summer or fall after the brood rearing seasons are over.
instructions and complete plans below.
Titmice, Wrens, Tree and Violet Green Swallows (and sparrows) may use this