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Easy-to-Build Birdhouses: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-212

Easy-to-Build Birdhouses: Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-212

by Mary Twitchell


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Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their remarkable popularity reflects the common desire of country and city dwellers alike to cultivate personal independence in everyday life.

Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletins contain practical, hands-on instructions designed to help you master dozens of country living skills quickly and easily. From traditional skills to the newest techniques, Storey's Bulletins provide a foundation of earth-friendly information for the way you want to live today.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580172332
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/08/1999
Series: Storey Country Wisdom Bulletin , #212
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.06(d)

About the Author

Mary Twitchell is a carpenter and a freelance writer. She lives in northern Vermont.

Table of Contents


Why Build Birdhouses?

Choosing the Right Materials

Choosing the Right Design


Nesting Platform for Robins, Eastern Phoebes, and Barn Swallows

An All-Purpose Nesting Box for Chickadees, Titmice, Downy Woodpeckers, and


The Wren House

Nesting Boxes for Wood Ducks

Nesting Boxes for Kestrels and Screech Owls

Gourd Nesting Boxes

Nesting-Box Maintenance: Predators and Pests

Attracting Birds to Their New Home

The Right Time for Installation

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