Are There Bird House Plans Online That Do Not Charge?

Are There Bird House Plans Online That Do Not Charge?

Are There Bird House Plans Online That Do Not Charge?

BirdsAndBlooms.com offers a free plan for building a simple birdhouse. The easy plan requires one 5-foot length of 1-inch by 6-inch pine board, galvanized deck screws, 2-inch galvanized finishing nails, a hand saw, and a power drill with a spade bit.

Plans for building birdhouses for wrens, chickadees, nuthatches, woodpeckers and tree swallows are found at 50Birds.com. The site also offers do-it-yourself plans for constructing birdhouses for prothonotary warblers, bluebirds and yellow-bellied sapsuckers.

Birdwatching-Bliss.com recommends drilling drainage holes in the bottom of a birdhouse. It also suggests omitting a perch from homemade birdhouses to prevent squirrels and predators from bothering nesting birds.