Easy-to-Build Birdhouses

Easy-to-Build Birdhouses

by Mary Twitchell


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Easy-to-Build Birdhouses by Mary Twitchell

Since 1973, Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins have offered practical, hands-on instructions designed to help readers master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. There are now more than 170 titles in this series, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580172332
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/08/1999
Series: Country Wisdom Bulletin Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 508,759
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Mary Twitchell is a carpenter and a freelance writer. She lives in northern Vermont.

Table of Contents


Why Build Birdhouses?

Choosing the Right Materials

Choosing the Right Design


Nesting Platform for Robins, Eastern Phoebes, and Barn Swallows

An All-Purpose Nesting Box for Chickadees, Titmice, Downy Woodpeckers, and


The Wren House

Nesting Boxes for Wood Ducks

Nesting Boxes for Kestrels and Screech Owls

Gourd Nesting Boxes

Nesting-Box Maintenance: Predators and Pests

Attracting Birds to Their New Home

The Right Time for Installation

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