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asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th February, 2020

Where should a wren nest box be placed?

Wrens like to be in low shrubs and bushes, and near the ground. Because of this, the nesting box should be placed approximately 4 feet off the ground, near some shrubs.

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In this manner, where should a wren box be placed?

To attract house wrens and chickadee, place the box very close to or actually in the cover of a bush or small tree. Wrens seek the shade and protection of thick bushes where mated pairs find nesting materials and food for themselves and their young. The box may be placed 3' to 10' from the ground.

Beside above, how high off the ground should a wren house be? 3 to 10 feet

Also asked, where should a bird house be placed?

Birdhouses should be from 5 to 30 feet above the ground and placed where it will be inaccessible to enemies. The sides of the houses and fence rails are also suitable sites depending on the species to be attracted. Regardless of where they are located, birdhouses should be placed at least 25 feet apart.

How do you make a wren nesting box?

Place the nest box within 100' of woodlands. Attach the box to a building under an eave, on a living or dead tree, or on a pole with open space in front of the box. House Wrens are the one species of wren that will use a free-hanging house that swings in the wind.

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