Bird House Dimensions Chart

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Common Bird House Dimensions

Bird Species
Floor Size (Inches)
Box Height (Inches)
Entrance Hole Above Floor (Inches)
Hole Size (Inches)
Entrance Hole Above Ground (Feet)
Bewick's Wren
4 x 4
6 - 8
4 - 6
1 - 1 1/4
6 - 10
Carolina Wren
4 x 4
6 - 8
4 - 6
1 1/2
6 - 10
Blue Bird
5 x 5
8 - 12
6 - 10
1 1/2
4 - 6
Chickadee
4 x 4
8 - 10
6 - 8
1 1/8
4 - 15
Hairy Woodpecker
6 x 6
12 - 15
9 - 12
1 1/2
8 - 20
Downey Woodpecker
4 x 4
8 - 10
6 - 8
1 1/4
5 - 15
Pileated Woodpecker
8 x 8
16 - 24
12 - 20
3 - 4
15 - 25
Red-Headed Woodpecker
6 x 6
12 - 15
9 - 12
2
10 - 20
Flicker
7 x 7
16 - 18
14 -16
2 1/2
6 - 20
Ash Throated Flycatcher
6 x 6
8 - 12
6 - 10
1 1/2
5 - 15
Great Creasted Flycatcher
6 x 6
8 - 12
6 - 10
1 3/4
5 - 15
House Finch
6 x 6
6
4
2
8 - 12
Nuthatch
4 x 4
8 - 10
6 - 8
1 1/4 - 1 3/8
5 - 15
Purple Martin
6 x 6
6
1 - 2
2 1/4
6 - 10
Tree and Violet Green Swallow
5 x 5
6 - 8
4 - 6
1 1/2
5 - 15
Titmouse
4 x 4
10 - 12
6 - 10
1 1/4
5 - 15
Wood Duck
10 x 18
10 - 24
12 - 16
4
10 - 20
Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
5 x 5
12 - 15
9 - 12
1 1/2
10 - 20
Barred Owl
12 x 12
23
12
3 1/2
10 - 30
Barn Owl
10 x 18
15 - 18
4
6
12 - 18
Screech Owl
8 x 8
12 - 15
9 - 12
3
10 - 30
*These Birds prefer nesting on a platform
American Robin
7 x 8
8
-
-
6 - 15
Phoebes
6 x 6
6
-
-
8 - 12
Barn Swallow
6 x 6
6
-
-
8 - 12

I hope these bird house dimensions help you attract more birds.


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