| The nest box for the Carolina Wren
is constructed with Red Cedar. Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can
grip interior and exterior surfaces.
It has a 4" by 4" floor
(inside dimensions), 8" floor to ceiling (inside front), 1 1/2" diameter
entrance hole located 6" above the floor (to top of hole) and ventilation openings in
the floor and under the roof.
A hinged roof provides easy access for
monitoring and cleaning. Shutter hooks secure roof in closed position. Pilot
holes in both primary and secondary work pieces makes for easy assembly with a screwdriver
Mount on a tree, post, fence or wall
between four and twelve feet high with partial sun and shade (see the Carolina Wren bird
species page for specific habitat and mounting instuctions.)
Remove the nest in late summer or fall
after the brood rearing seasons are over.
See assembly instructions and complete
Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice,
Wrens, Tree and Violet Green Swallows (and sparrows) may use this nest box.