Bird House Dimensions


Dimensions are inches. *One or more sides open. **All sides open.
Bird
Species
Cavity
Floor
Cavity
Depty
Hole
to Floor 
Hole
Diameter
Feet 
above 
Ground
Cardinals
Cat Birds
Mocking Birds
Brown Thrashers
Thick Shrubs
Rhododendron
Multiflora Rose
These birds do not
usualluy build in  
nesting shelters.
. . 4-5
Bluebird 5 X 5 8 1 ½ 5-10
Robin 6 X 8  * * 6-15
Chickadee 4 X 4 8-10  6-8  1 ¼  6-15 
Titmouse 4 X 4  8-10  6-8  1 ¼  6-15 
Nuthatch 4 X 4  8-10  6-8  1 ¼ 12-20 
Wren, House 4 X 4  6-8  1-6  1- 1 ¼ 6-10 
Wren, Carolina 4 X 4  6-8  1-6  1 ½ 6-10 
Swallow, Tree 5 X 5 1-5  1 ½  10-15 
Swallow, Barn 6 X 6  * * 8-12
Purple Martin 6 X 6  2 ½ 15-20 
Song Sparrow 6 X 6 ** ** 1-3 
Finch, House 6 X 6 8-12
Phoebe 6 X 6  * * 8-12 
Flicker 7 X 7 16-18 14-16 2 ½ 6-20
Woodpecker,
Pileated
8 X 8 16-24 14-20 4 16-24
Woodpecker,
RedHeaded
6 X 6  12-15 9-12  2 12-20 
 Woodpecker, 
Downy
4 X 4  8-10 6-8  1 ¼ 6-20
Woodpecker, 
Hairy
6 X 6 12-15 9-12  1 ½  12-20 
Wood Duck 10 X 18  10-24  12-16  4 10-20