Boreal Owl

Nest box Plan and Information

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Boreal Owl
© Bill McMullen
Construction difficulty:
moderate

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Nesting Range

Boreal Owl Range Source: BNA Online

Nesting Habitat

  • Forest
  • Mountain

Attach Nest Box To

  • Dead Tree
  • Live tree

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:
16ft
20ft

16–20 feet

Minimum Spacing:

330 feet

Facing:

Any

Nest Box Measurements

Entrance Hole:

3"

Depth:

14"

Width & Length:

10"

11 3/4"

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Helpful Tips

  • Place 3" wood shavings in box floor.
  • The front of the box should not be obscured by branches.
  • Areas with scattered clumps of tall conifers are more desirable.