birdhouse needs

daylily79(8)April 8, 2007

Can anyone tell me anything about the birdhouse needs of mockingbird, bluejay, and rock doves?

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knottyceltic(S/W Ontario 5b)

I've never known these birds to USE a birdhouse. Do they?

Barb

    Bookmark   April 8, 2007 at 8:56PM
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daylily79(8)

Not sure about the first two - cannot find anything on the web about them yet. The rockdoves need a cone?? I have no idea yet how to make that but more online looking for me on that one too...

    Bookmark   April 8, 2007 at 8:59PM
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vonyon

I don't think any are cavity nesters. I have seen dove nests low in spruce trees. Not all species use a box. You may want to look at the birdhouse network site. I believe it is Cornell. I think every cavity nester and the needs would be listed there.

    Bookmark   April 9, 2007 at 8:41AM
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aleksandras(7 NC)

None of them use a birdhouse. Pigeons can use some kind of box, but this is not a regular birdhouse with entrance hole - just box with one side fully open.

    Bookmark   April 12, 2007 at 11:44PM
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