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Building Nest Boxes for Backyard Birds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-206

Building Nest Boxes for Backyard Birds: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-206

by Christyna M. Laubach, René Laubach

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781603425926
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/08/1999
Series: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 929,270
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Christyna M. Laubach is a high school science teacher in western Massachusetts. She is the co-author of Raptor!
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 Contents

Getting 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

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