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How to Install a Nest Box Camera

Whether you are a long-time citizen scientist or brand new to birds, nest cams can enhance your enjoyment of bird watching. With nest box cameras, you can witness interesting behaviors that cannot be seen outside of the nest box, while learning about the cycle of life unfolding in your backyard.

But for many, the thought of installing a nest cam can seem daunting. That’s why we put together a helpful slideshow to get you started. Check out some of our insights before you get started on your project, for the best chance of success.

Fun, friendly illustrations by Bartels Science Illustration Intern Anna Rettberg will walk you through the considerations involved when Installing a Nest Box Camera.