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This concise guide offers easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions for building eight different nestboxes. Each nestbox is designed to attract and house different kinds of backyard birds, including bluebirds, swallows, wrens, chickadees, nuthatches, Red-Bellied Woodpeckers, Northern Flickers, Wood Ducks, Hooded Mergansers, American Kestrals, Screech Owls, Northern Saw-Whet Owls, and Great Crested or Ash-Throated Flycatchers.
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About the Author
Rene Laubach has served as Director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries since 1985. He is the co-author of Raptor! and lives in western Massachusetts.
Table of ContentsGetting to Know Your Birds
Designing (Is) for the Birds
Bluebird or Swallow Nest Box
Peterson Nest Box for Bluebirds
Wren or Chickadee Nest Box
Titmouse or Nuthatch Nest Box
Red-Bellied Woodpecker or Northern Flicker Nest Box
Wood Duck or Hooded Merganser Nest Box
American Kestrel, Screech Owl, or Northern Saw-Whet Owl Nest Box
Great Crested or Ash-Throated Flycatcher Nest Box