Chickadees that Nest in Birdhouses

 

Print 4 different birdhouse plans for 6 chickadees. See their geographic ranges, habitats, nesting habits, how to build birdhouses and where to install them.

See species information for black-capped chickadees
Black-capped Chickadee
Hops about chattering and foraging with nuthatches and titmice in trees and underbrush. Builds nests of fine grass, feathers and hair usually in natural, abandoned, or self-excavated tree cavities and also birdhouses from very low up to 15 feet. See the black-capped chickadee species page, birdhouse page and view or print birdhouse plans.
See species information for Carolina chickadees
Carolina Chickadee
Builds nests in tree cavities and also bird houses in forests, groves, farms and towns near ponds, marshes, and swamps. Frequents feeders for sunflower seeds, nyjer (thistle seed) and suet. Visit the Carolina chickadee species page, nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See the Side-Mounted Birdhouse for Chickadees, Wrens, Nuthatches and Titmice
Side-Mounted Nest Box
The volume and 1 3/8" side entrance hole in this nest box accommodates Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice, Wrens and Downy Woodpeckers, yet is normally too small for English Sparrows.  Visit this nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
Read about mountain chickadees
Mountain Chickadee
Builds nests of grass, plant down, wool and hair in abandoned and natural cavities of trees and stumps from near the ground up to twenty feet and nests in bird houses. Install the Mountain Chickadee Birdhouse on a tree trunk or hang from a limb from chest level to just out of reach. See the Mountain Chickadee species page and view or print nest box plans.
Select to read information for chestnut-backed chickadees.
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Year around residents in coniferous and mixed forests in western and coastal areas from California to Alaska. Build nests of fine grass, feathers, plant fiber, hair and fur in abandoned or natural tree cavities or ones they excavate themselves and in birdhouses. Visit the chestnut-backed chickadee species page, nest box and view or print nest box plans.
Visit the swinging birdhouse page for woodworking plans and instructions
Swinging Birdhouse

A swinging birdhouse loved by wrens, chickadees and even tree swallows. Suspend or mount on a tree, post or wall with a screw through a keyhole in the back panel. See the Swinging Birdhouse page and view or print plans.

See species information for boreal chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Lives in forests of Alaska and Canada. Forages for insects, seeds and fruit occasionally in flocks with Black-capped Chickadees. Mount the Boreal Chickadee Birdhouse low in remote areas, otherwise on a tree trunk or hang from a limb from chest level to just out of reach.  Visit the Boreal Chickadee page and view or print nest box plans.
Select to view the Siberian chickadee webpage.
Siberian Chickadee
Inhabits coniferous and mixed forests in Arctic areas of eastern Siberia, Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska. Builds nests of grass, plant down, wool and hair in abandoned and natural tree cavities, stumps and also birdhouses from near the ground up to twenty feet in forests near streams. Visit the Siberian chickadee species page, nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See this nest box page, instructions and building plans
Nest box for Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice & Downies
Make this nest box for white-breasted and red-breasted nuthatches, black-capped, Carolina, mountain and boreal chickadees, tufted and oak titmice, and downy woodpeckers. See the nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See the chickadee-nuthatch nest box page, instructions and building plans
Chickadee Nuthatch Nest Box
A similar nest box with a slightly smaller entrance hole for chestnut-backed & Siberian chickadees and brown-headed & pygmy nuthatches. See the Chickadee Nuthatch nest box page with building, mounting and maintenance instructions and view or print nest box plans.

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Chickadees that Nest in Birdhouses

Print birdhouse 4 plans for six chickadees. See their geographic ranges, habitats, nesting habits, how to build birdhouses and where to install them.

See species information for black-capped chickadees
Black-capped Chickadee
Hops about chattering and foraging with nuthatches and titmice in trees and underbrush. Builds nests of fine grass, feathers and hair usually in natural, abandoned, or self-excavated tree cavities and also birdhouses from very low up to 15 feet. See the black-capped chickadee species page, birdhouse page and view or print birdhouse plans.
See species information for Carolina chickadees
Carolina Chickadee
Builds nests in tree cavities and also bird houses in forests, groves, farms and towns near ponds, marshes, and swamps. Frequents feeders for sunflower seeds, nyjer (thistle seed) and suet. Visit the Carolina chickadee species page, nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See the Side-Mounted Birdhouse for Chickadees, Wrens, Nuthatches and Titmice
Side-Mounted Nest Box
The volume and 1 3/8" side entrance hole in this nest box accommodates Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice, Wrens and Downy Woodpeckers, yet is normally too small for English Sparrows.  Visit this nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
Read about mountain chickadees
Mountain Chickadee
Builds nests of grass, plant down, wool and hair in abandoned and natural cavities of trees and stumps from near the ground up to twenty feet and nests in bird houses. Install the Mountain Chickadee Birdhouse on a tree trunk or hang from a limb from chest level to just out of reach. See the Mountain Chickadee species page and view or print nest box plans.
Select to read information for chestnut-backed chickadees.
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Year around residents in coniferous and mixed forests in western and coastal areas from California to Alaska. Build nests of fine grass, feathers, plant fiber, hair and fur in abandoned or natural tree cavities or ones they excavate themselves and in birdhouses. Visit the chestnut-backed chickadee species page, nest box and view or print nest box plans.
Visit the swinging birdhouse page for woodworking plans and instructions
Swinging Birdhouse

A swinging birdhouse loved by wrens, chickadees and even tree swallows. Suspend or mount on a tree, post or wall with a screw through a keyhole in the back panel. See the Swinging Birdhouse page and view or print plans.

See species information for boreal chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Lives in forests of Alaska and Canada. Forages for insects, seeds and fruit occasionally in flocks with Black-capped Chickadees. Mount the Boreal Chickadee Birdhouse low in remote areas, otherwise on a tree trunk or hang from a limb from chest level to just out of reach.  Visit the Boreal Chickadee page and view or print nest box plans.
Select to view the Siberian chickadee webpage.
Siberian Chickadee
Inhabits coniferous and mixed forests in Arctic areas of eastern Siberia, Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska. Builds nests of grass, plant down, wool and hair in abandoned and natural tree cavities, stumps and also birdhouses from near the ground up to twenty feet in forests near streams. Visit the Siberian chickadee species page, nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See this nest box page, instructions and building plans
Nest box for Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice & Downies
Make this nest box for white-breasted and red-breasted nuthatches, black-capped, Carolina, mountain and boreal chickadees, tufted and oak titmice, and downy woodpeckers. See the nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See the chickadee-nuthatch nest box page, instructions and building plans
Chickadee Nuthatch Nest Box
A similar nest box with a slightly smaller entrance hole for chestnut-backed & Siberian chickadees and brown-headed & pygmy nuthatches. See the Chickadee Nuthatch nest box page with building, mounting and maintenance instructions and view or print nest box plans.

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Chickadees that Nest in Birdhouses

Print 4 different birdhouse plans for six chickadees. See their geographic ranges, habitats, nesting habits, how to build birdhouses and where to install them.

See species information for black-capped chickadees
Black-capped Chickadee
Hops about chattering and foraging with nuthatches and titmice in trees and underbrush. Builds nests of fine grass, feathers and hair usually in natural, abandoned, or self-excavated tree cavities and also birdhouses from very low up to 15 feet. See the black-capped chickadee species page, birdhouse page and view or print birdhouse plans.
See species information for Carolina chickadees
Carolina Chickadee
Builds nests in tree cavities and also bird houses in forests, groves, farms and towns near ponds, marshes, and swamps. Frequents feeders for sunflower seeds, nyjer (thistle seed) and suet. Visit the Carolina chickadee species page, nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See the Side-Mounted Birdhouse for Chickadees, Wrens, Nuthatches and Titmice
Side-Mounted Nest Box
The volume and 1 3/8" side entrance hole in this nest box accommodates Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice, Wrens and Downy Woodpeckers, yet is normally too small for English Sparrows. Visit this nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
Read about mountain chickadees
Mountain Chickadee
Builds nests of grass, plant down, wool and hair in abandoned and natural cavities of trees and stumps from near the ground up to twenty feet and nests in bird houses. Install the Mountain Chickadee Birdhouse on a tree trunk or hang from a limb from chest level to just out of reach. See the Mountain Chickadee species page and view or print nest box plans.
Select to read information for chestnut-backed chickadees.

 

Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Year around residents in coniferous and mixed forests in western and coastal areas from California to Alaska. Build nests of fine grass, feathers, plant fiber, hair and fur in abandoned or natural tree cavities or ones they excavate themselves and in birdhouses. Visit the chestnut-backed chickadee species page, nest box and view or print nest box plans.
Visit the swinging birdhouse page for woodworking plans and instructions
Swinging Birdhouse
A swinging birdhouse loved by wrens, chickadees and even tree swallows. Suspend or mount on a tree, post or wall with a screw through a keyhole in the back panel. See the Swinging Birdhouse page and view or print plans.
See species information for boreal chickadee
Boreal Chickadee
Lives in forests of Alaska and Canada. Forages for insects, seeds and fruit occasionally in flocks with Black-capped Chickadees. Mount the Boreal Chickadee Birdhouse low in remote areas, otherwise on a tree trunk or hang from a limb from chest level to just out of reach.  Visit the Boreal Chickadee page and view or print nest box plans.
Select to view the Siberian chickadee webpage.
Siberian Chickadee
Inhabits coniferous and mixed forests in Arctic areas of eastern Siberia, Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska. Builds nests of grass, plant down, wool and hair in abandoned and natural tree cavities, stumps and also birdhouses from near the ground up to twenty feet in forests near streams. Visit the Siberian chickadee species page, nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See this nest box page, instructions and building plans
Nest box for Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice & Downies
Make this nest box for white-breasted and red-breasted nuthatches, black-capped, Carolina, mountain and boreal chickadees, tufted and oak titmice, and downy woodpeckers. See the nest box page and view or print nest box plans.
See the chickadee-nuthatch nest box page, instructions and building plans
Chickadee Nuthatch Nest Box
A similar nest box with a slightly smaller entrance hole for chestnut-backed & Siberian chickadees and brown-headed & pygmy nuthatches. See the Chickadee Nuthatch nest box page with building, mounting and maintenance instructions and view or print nest box plans.

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