23 Fancy Birdhouses That Resemble Fairy Houses in an Enchanted Forest

    23 Fancy Birdhouses That Resemble Fairy Houses in an Enchanted Forest

    23 Fancy Birdhouses That Resemble Fairy Houses in an Enchanted Forest
    Tania
    7:21 PM EDT, March 29, 2022

    Jay hiding under the pseudonym Little Lodgings is an extremely talented carpenter. He hails from the UK and creates stunning nesting boxes for birds that look like little houses from a fairy tale. Check out his work and learn more about the birdhouses themselves.

    #1 Nesting Boxes Are Substitute Nesting Sites for Birds

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    #2 In some Countries a Lot of Natural Nesting Habitats and Hollows Have Been Destroyed

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    #3 Therefore, Nest Boxes Help Species to Survive and Provide Them With Safe Places to Breed.

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    #4 Birdhouses Can Be Hung All Year Round, but …

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    #5 …Best Done in Fall, Winter and Early Spring

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    #6 Birdhouses Are Best Hung in Trees, or if There Are No Trees…

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    #7 …On Hedges, Buildings, Poles or Bushes

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    #8 There Are Some Rules to Follow When Hanging a Box

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    #9 The Nest Box Should Be Located in a Secluded Area Rarely Visited by People

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    #10 Ideally, the Entrance Should Face East.

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    #11 The Birdhouse Should Be Protected From the Afternoon Sun

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    #12 It Should Also Not Be Above the Treetops

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    #13 It Is Best to Hang It at a Height of About 4 M (Maximum 8 M)

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    #14 Nest Boxes Can Be Cleaned (Removing Old Nests) From 16 October to the End of February

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    #15 Exceptions Are Winter Nests of Tree Sparrows, Which Should Not Be Removed.

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    #16 Birds Like to Spend the Winter in the Nest Box (Woodpeckers, Grasshoppers, Nuthatches, Redshanks)

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    #17 Wood Is Best for Making a Birdhouse but …

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    #18 …Osb, Waterproof Plywood, Sawdust Concrete, or Hollow Tree Trunks Will Also Work Well

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    #19 Meanwhile, Don’t Use…

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    #20 …Metal, Plastic, Cardboard, Flower Pots, Fiberboard, Bottles, Canisters

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    #21 Depending on Their Size, Birds Need Holes in Boxes of Different Sizes

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    #22 For a Redshank, Thrush, Sparrow, Titmouse, Titmouse or Titmouse…

    …an opening from 1inch up to1.3inch in diameter will be suitable

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    #23 Meanwhile for Redshank, Northern Shrike, Jackdaw and Blue Pigeon…

    …you’ll need up to 3.3inch diameter hole

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    Do you have nesting or birdhouses in your garden?

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