Creating Owl Boxes: How To Build An Owl House - If owls live in your area, building and installing an owl box might attract a pair to your backyard. Some common owl species, like barn owls, are ferocious predators of mice and other rodent pests, so it makes sense to invite them into the neighborhood by installing an owl house. Read on for tips on owl house design.
How to Attract Owls to Your Backyard-Useful information for those of us who enjoy birds,& would like to see nocturnal birds in our Moon Garden. Adding an Owl nesting box may not be necessary if you've an old hollow tree or stump.These are where owls prefer to nest naturally. Last week an ignorant neighbor cut a still living slash pine with a perfect hollow for owls in it down.
Owl Boxes. This site is from England. In Michigan we have the screech owl, which requires a 3 inch hole. Box should be 10 to 30 feet off ground. Box must be water tight. We need owls to keep those little pesky chipmunks and such in check. Think owl! in your backyard.