Overall Size: 10"x12"x18"
Mounting: mount to post or tree
Cleanout: Bottom separation
Description: Our shelter boxes take certain things into
account in their design. There are no ventilation holes,
unlike our bird houses. The entrance is near the bottom of
the box to take advantage of the fact that heat rises.
Birds are the most vulnerable to the elements at night,
when temperatures plunge and darkness keeps them from
finding food to provide the fuel they need to keep warm.
Most birds sleep at night, roosting in the same kinds of
places in which they build their nests in spring and
summer, but they are not designed for staying warm, but
staying cool. They are also too small to accommodate
more than a few birds and in the winter it is numbers that
can mean life or death for our winged friends.
Place Shelter boxes in the most sheltered spot you can
find. The south side of a building or large tree is often a
Roof/Trim & Body Colors: