All About Nest Boxes
The links below provide information about building, buying, and monitoring nestboxes for cavity-nesting birds.
|How to Monitor Nest Boxes
Tips for monitoring bird houses.
Features of a Good Nest Box
A simple illustration of the makings of a good birdhouse.
Nest Box Placement
Tips for where, when, and how to place boxes.
Nest Monitoring Supplies
A comprehensive list of supplies used by nest monitors.
Plans for constructing nest boxes and predator guards.
Dealing With Predators
How to deal with raccoons, squirrels, snakes. Includes examples of predator guards.
Dealing With Nest-Box Competitors
How to deal with competitors like mice, ants, wasps, and House Wrens.
Controlling Non-Native Species
Includes tips for active and passive management of House Sparrows and European Starlings.
Quick Nest Box Dimension
This table provides dimensions and measurements for species specific nest boxes, along with links to species accounts.