Nest box Plan and Information
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Nesting RangeSource: BNA Online
- Open Woodland
Attach Nest Box To
- Live tree
Known Nesting Period
Some Nesting Occurence
Nesting in Most of Range
Nest Box Placement
Nest Box Measurements
Width & Length:
- Although an uncommon nest box occupant, the White-breasted Nuthatch does occasionally use boxes when natural cavities are lacking (such as in wooded residential areas).
- White-breasted Nuthatches stay on territory year round and may use boxes for winter roost sites.
- Place 1" wood shavings in box floor.
- If House Sparrows are a problem, move the box further into the forest interior.