Eastern Phoebe

Nest structure Plan and Information

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Eastern Phoebe
© Evan Barrientos
Construction difficulty:
moderate

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Species in decline

This species is in decline in certain regions. You can put up a nest box to help if you live in the right region and habitat.

  • Declining
  • Not declining
  • Not present
Source: USGS

Nesting Range

Eastern Phoebe Range Source: BNA Online

Nesting Habitat

  • Open Woodland

Attach Nest Box To

  • Building

Known Nesting Period

Not Nesting
Some Nesting Occurence
Nesting in Most of Range
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APR
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Source: BNA Online

Nest Box Placement

Nest Height:
3ft
16ft

3–16 feet

Minimum Spacing:

165 feet

Facing:

Any

Helpful Tips

  • Eastern Phoebes prefer sites that have fresh water nearby.
  • Place the platform close to overhead cover (e.g., overhangs, ledges).

Did you know that NestWatch is seeking more data on this species?

Learn about Eastern Phoebe here.