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Species-Specific Housing Requirements



HOUSE WREN
  • 4-inch square floor
  • 1-inch entrance hole
  • 6 inches between entrance & floor
  • Mount 5-10 feet above the ground
SWALLOW
  • 5-inch square floor
  • 1 1/2-inch entrance hole
  • 6-7 inches between entrance & floor
  • Mount 4-10 feet above the ground
NORTHERN FLICKER
  • 7 1/2-inch square floor
  • 2 1/4-inch entrance hole
  • 16-18 inches between entrance & floor
  • Mount 6-20 feet above the ground



Maricopa County Master Gardener Volunteer Information
Last Updated January 25, 2003
Author: Lucy K. Bradley, Extension Agent Urban Horticulture, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension, Maricopa County
© 1997 The University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cooperative Extension in Maricopa County
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