Barred Owl

Nest box Plan and Information

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Barred Owl
© Velma Knowles
Construction difficulty:
moderate

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Nesting Range

Barred Owl Range Source: BNA Online

Nesting Habitat

  • Forest

Attach Nest Box To

  • Live tree
  • Post

Known Nesting Period

Not Nesting
Some Nesting Occurence
Nesting in Most of Range
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
Source: BNA Online

Nest Box Placement

Nest Height:
12ft
15ft

12–15 feet

Minimum Spacing:

0.5 mile

Facing:

Any

Nest Box Measurements

Entrance Hole:

7"

Depth:

23"

Width & Length:

13"

13"

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Helpful Tips

  • Locate box within 200' of water, if possible.
  • Mount so that no branches or leaves obscure the entrance hole.
  • Place 3–4" of wood chips in bottom of box.