The Nestbox for
has a 10" by 10" floor, 24" inside ceiling, 4" wide by 3" high
entrance hole located 21" above the floor and ventilation openings. Assembled with
corrosion resistant screws fit to pre-drilled countersunk pilot holes. Hinged roof
is secured with shutter hooks for easy access.
For Wood Ducks and Hooded Mergansers, mount 10 feet
or higher on a tree trunk, (6 to 8 feet if on a post in water), in forest bottomlands
within 100 feet of a river or a pond, further if there are no obstacles for the ducklings
trek to water. Place some wood chips on the floor.
For Kestrels, mount at the edge of a forest area or
on a post in an open area in a rural or city yard between twelve and twenty feet high.
Place some wood chips on the floor.
Screech Owls and
Western Screech Owls may also
use this nestbox.