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Pairing Boxes for Small Birds

Pairing nest boxes (installing two nest boxes close to one another) can help alleviate competition for nest boxes by large birds such as bluebirds and swallows. Our latest blog post explores the concept of pairing nest boxes, and how current techniques practiced by many trail managers may not accommodate small cavity-nesters such as chickadees and Brown-headed Nuthatches.

In a guest post written by researcher Dr. Mark Stanback, we’ll explore how to benefit the small birds in your community that may be in need. Read the full post here.