When building a birdhouse or nestbox, the hole size (entrance) is one of the most important decisions you will need to make. Do you know that the diameter of the hole determines which birds will fit into the house and which birds will leave it alone? If the entrance hole is too large you might find less desirable birds
Winter is coming, frost and snow are a challenge to the birds that remain in the city. We can help them with some little expedient! " I was wondering where the ducks go when the Central Park lagoon got all icy and frozen?" This is what the hero of The Catcher in the Rye by Salinger, wonders about.
What to do about Predators Although nest boxes provide nesting opportunities for many native birds, they also can make easy targets for predators. Common predators of nests in nest boxes include raccoons, cats, snakes, and squirrels. Here are some tips to help you thwart these common nest box predators. The most passive way to prevent […]