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House Finch Nest Box Plans
 

   
Nestbox for House Finches

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Species Nestbox Dimensions for House Finches
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House Finches

House Finch 


The House Finch nest box is constructed with Red Cedar.  Wood stock is rough-cut on both sides so birds can grip interior and exterior surfaces.

It has a 6" by 6" floor, 6" inside ceiling, 2" diameter entrance hole located 4 1/2" above the floor and ventilation openings in the floor and under the roof.

The 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 in minutes.

House Finches like bird houses mounted just out of reach on a post in the middle of a yard clear of trees or buildings.  City backyards are good spots. House Finches may also nest on platforms.

Chickadees, Nuthatches, Titmice, Wrens, Tree and Violet Green Swallows may use this nest box.

House Sparrows and Starlings are attracted to bird houses with entrance holes of the size in this model.    Resources

 

 

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Assembly

 

Safety First

Assemble woodworking projects in a safe area on a work bench approximately waist high.

Wear eye protection.  Eye injuries are the most common assembly mishap.

Keep hardware and tools away from children.and infants; store away when not in use.

 

Assembly Instructions

1) Fasten Right Side to Back Panel with screws. 2) Fasten Floor to Right Side and Back 3) Fasten Left Side to Back Panel and Floor. 4) Fasten Front Panel.

Assembly Instructions

5) Fasten Hinges to Roof with Small Screws 6) Fasten Roof and Hinges to Back Panel. 7) Fasten Shutter Hooks to Roof and Sides with Round-head Screws 8) Mount Nestbox with Large Screws at appropriate Height. (see specific species mounting height and habitat.)

 

 

Nestbox Plans and Dimensions for House Finches

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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