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Nestboxes and Birdhouses


Bluebird female leaving birdhouse

Bluebird Female Leaving Birdhouse, Photo Courtesy John Davis

It's easy to build your own birdhouses. Most cavity-nesting birds, such as bluebirds, chickadees, wrens, and even owls will use a birdhouse, if you build it to the right dimensions.

Birdhouse dimensions for some common birds are listed below.


Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird

Eastern Bluebird


Carolina Chickadee

Carolina Chickadee

Carolina Chickadee


Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren

Carolina Wren


House Wren

House Wren

House Wren


Tufted Titmouse

Tufted Titmouse

Tufted Titmouse


Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker


Northern Flicker

Northern Flicker
Photo by Terry Spivey, USDA Forest Service
www.forestryimages.org

Northern Flicker


Baby Owls

Baby Owls

Barn Owl


Screech Owl

Screech Owl

Screech Owl


Wood Duck

Wood Duck

Wood Duck


For Additional Information write to:

Wildlife Diversity Program
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744
or send a message to: nature@tpwd.state.tx.us

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