Owl – Woodpecker Birdhouse

The owl woodpecker birdhouse is generally suitable for Flickers, Lewis’s Woodpeckers, Saw-whet Owls, Pigmy Owls & Grackles. It is constructed with cedar, pine or most any softwood. Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and exterior surfaces.

It has a 7″ by 7″ floor (inside dimensions), 16″ floor to ceiling (inside front), 2 1/2″ diameter entrance hole located 14″ above the floor (to top of hole) and ventilation openings in the floor and under the roof.

Owl woodpecker birdhouse species dimensions.
A hinged roof provides easy access for monitoring and cleaning. Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position. Always use corrosion resistant screws and hardware.

Drilling countersunk pilot holes in primary and regular pilot holes in secondary work pieces reduces a tendency for wood to split and makes for easy assembly in minutes with a power or hand held screwdriver.

The back wall panel extends beyond both top and bottom to provide for mounting holes (usually to a tree or post) and a third mounting hole can be drilled inside the box just under the roof. Stagger these holes so that all are not in line along a single wood grain which can weaken and cause wood to split.

View or print owl woodpecker birdhouse plans.
Mount out of reach on a tree in a woodland edge or clearing. See each specific species page for habits, ranges, and optimum placement.

Installations out of reach and further should be installed and maintained by professionals with the right equipment and experience: carpenters, electricians, line workers, etc.

Place a bed of wood chips (not sawdust) in the box. Remove the nest from the box in late summer or fall well after the brood rearing season is past. Store or leave installed and allow the box to winter over clean and dry.

Other Woodpeckers, Owls and Starlings might use this box.

 

Birds that Nest in this Birdhouse

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Owl Woodpecker Birdhouse

Owl woodpecker birdhouse.
The owl woodpecker birdhouse is generally suitable for Flickers, Lewis’s Woodpeckers, Saw-whet Owls, Pigmy Owls & Grackles. It is constructed with cedar, pine or most any softwood. Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and exterior surfaces.

It has a 7″ by 7″ floor (inside dimensions), 16″ floor to ceiling (inside front), 2 1/2″ diameter entrance hole located 14″ above the floor (to top of hole) and ventilation openings in the floor and under the roof.

Nest Box Dimensions for Flickers, Lewis Woodpeckers, Saw-whet Owls, Pigmy Owls & Grackles
A hinged roof provides easy access for monitoring and cleaning. Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position. Always use corrosion resistant screws and hardware.

Drilling countersunk pilot holes in primary and regular pilot holes in secondary work pieces reduces a tendency for wood to split and makes for easy assembly in minutes with a power or hand held screwdriver.

The back wall panel extends, both top and bottom, to provide for mounting holes (usually to a tree or post) and a third mounting hole can be drilled inside the box just under the roof. Stagger these holes so that all are not in line along a single wood grain which can weaken and cause wood to split.

Pilot holes in both primary and secondary work pieces reduces a tendency for wood to split and makes for easy assembly with a power or hand held screwdriver in minutes.

View or print owl woodpecker birdhouse plans.
Mount out of reach on a tree in a woodland edge or clearing. See each specific species page for habits, ranges, and optimum placement.

Installations out of reach and further should be installed and maintained by professionals with the right equipment and experience: carpenters, electricians, line workers, etc.

Place a bed of wood chips (not sawdust) in the box. Remove the nest from the box in late summer or fall well after the brood rearing season is past. Store or leave installed and allow the box to winter over clean and dry.

Other Woodpeckers, Owls and Starlings might use this box.

Birds that Nest in this Birdhouse

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