Great Horned Owl
Nest structure Plan and Information
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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.
- Not declining
Nesting RangeSource: BNA Online
- Open Woodland
Attach Nest Box To
- Live tree
Known Nesting Period
Nest Box Placement
- Place nest cones in trees in the fall so they can be located by owls by the following January.
- Place the nest in a live hardwood tree that is at least 12" in diameter.
- Placing nest cones in orchards or on farm woodlots can help control rodent populations.