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Bird House Dimensions

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** List of suggested Bird House Dimensions for nest boxes.

SpeciesBox
Floor
Inches
Box
Height
Inches
Entrance
Height
Inches
Entrance
Diameter
Inches
Placement
Height
Feet
American Robin *7×886-15
Eastern & Western Bluebird5×58-126-101-1/24-6
Mountain Bluebird5×58-126-101-1/24-6
Chickadees4×48-106-81-1/84-15
Titmice4×410-126-101-1/45-15
Ash-throated Flycatcher6×68-126-101-1/25-15
Great Crested Flycatcher6×68-126-101-1/25-15
Phoebes *6×668-12
Brown-headed Pygmy4×48-106-81-1/45-15
Red-breasted Nuthatch4×48-106-81-1/45-15
White-breasted Nuthatch4×48-106-81-3/85-15
Prothonotary Warbler5×564-51-1/84-8
Barn Swallow *6×668-12
Purple Martin6×661-22-1/46-20
Tree and Violet-Green Swallows5×56-84-61-1/25-15
Downy Woodpecker4×48-106-81-1/45-15
Hairy Woodpecker6×612-159-121-1/28-20
Lewis’s Woodpecker7×716-1814-162-1/212-20
Northern Flicker7×716-1814-162-1/26-20
Pileated Woodpecker8×816-2412-2015-20
Red-Headed Woodpecker6×612-159-12210-20
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker5×512-159-121-1/210-20
Bewick’s4×46-84-61-1/45-10
House wrens4×46-84-61-1/45-10
Carolina Wren4×46-84-61-1/45-10
Barn Owls10×1815-184612-18
Screech Owls8×812-159-12310-30
Kestrel8×812-159-12310-30
Wood Ducks10×1810-2412-16410-20
Osprey48×48 platform
Red-tailed Hawk24×24 platform
Great Horned Owl24×24 platform

 

Use nesting shelf, platform with three sides and an open front
** Source U.S. Fish and WildLife Website

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