A bluebird house should be put in an open place such as a pasture, at least 100 feet from any wooded areas. Bluebird houses need to be about 5 feet off the ground and protected from the wind and predators.
Bluebird houses should be equidistant from each other. Different species of bluebird need different amounts of space between their nests. Eastern bluebird houses need to be between 125 and 150 yards apart, while Western bluebird houses need to be only 100 yards apart. The houses of the mountain bluebird need to be between 200 and 300 yards away from each other.