147620nest box sizes for different birds
- Jun 16, 2012here are some dimensions for nest boxes i have made and were used for a few species of birds.
4 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 6 to 8 inches deep 1 1/2 inch hole or a vertical slit 1x2 inches and entrance hole about two inches from the top.
8"x8"x10" inches deep. fill with some wood shavings about two inches deep. nail some pieces of wood to the front inside for them to climb up to exit. nest hole about two inches from the top and a perch attached on the outside of nest entrance. nest hole 2 1/2 inches diameter
orange chinned parakeets
8x8x12 inches deep. same construction. hole entrance about three inches in diameter. wood shavings about 3 inches deep. also nail some steps on the inside to enter and exit.
streaked fly catchers
same size as parakeets. nest hole about two inches from the top. perch attached on outside of nest entrance. no need for nesting material they will bring their own.
12x12x24 to 30 inches deep. 4 inches of shavings and an entrance hole 4 or 5 inches in diameter. steps installed inside or connect chain link fencing to the front inside. nest hole about four inches from the top. perch attached on outside of nest entrance.
18x18x40 inches deep. nest whole about five inches from the top. nest whole 6 inches in diameter. perch attached on the outside of nest entrance. wood steps attached to the front inside for access or chain link fencing attached to the front inside down to six inches from the bottom. wood shavings about four inches deep.
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