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8 Wooden Bird Houses Your Birds Will Love to Call Home

Want to welcome nesting birds? You can't go wrong with a wood birdhouse. We found options for chickadees, wrens, bluebirds, owls and more!

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Wooden Wren and Chickadee Bird House

Attract chickadees, wrens and other small cavity nesting birds with this wooden bird house. The front panel lifts up for easy cleaning at the end of the nesting season. It’s made in the U.S., and reviewers rave about its durability.

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Bluebird House

This cedar bird house from Nature’s Way is the perfect choice if you want to attract nesting bluebirds or tree swallows to your yard. The front of the house features a predator guard around the entrance hole, and a clear side panel allows you to monitor the box for nonnative house sparrows.

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Robin Nesting Shelf

Try a wooden nesting shelf to attract American robins. These birds prefer to build their nests on flat, open surfaces rather than inside a natural nesting cavity or enclosed bird house.

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Wren Bird House

If you enjoy canoeing and camping at your cabin, you’ll love this adorable wren bird house. It’s charming and functional, with a 1 inch entrance hole. Unlike bluebirds, wrens don’t mind if their nest box sways a bit.

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screech owl nest box, how to attract owlsVia Merchant

Screech Owl Nest Box

Did you know that owls could be nesting in your backyard? Attract screech owls with this nest box. We love the unique owl shaped entrance hole!

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Wooden Northern Flicker House

You probably know that woodpeckers like to nest in tree cavities, but did you know that you can also provide a house for woodpeckers? This wooden bird house is specially sized for northern flickers.

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Songbird House

This rustic white pine wooden bird house is full of country charm. Chickadees, wrens and nuthatches might be attracted to set up housekeeping here. Choose from five different colors for the exterior; the inside is left unpainted. Mounting hardware is included.

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Wood Duck Bird House

If you are live near the water, you might be able to attract nesting wood ducks with this wooden bird house. Note the oval shaped 4- by 3-inch entrance hole that meets the requirements for wood ducks.

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Lori Vanover
Lori Vanover is the senior digital editor for Birds & Blooms. She has a bachelor's degree in agricultural and environmental communications from the University of Illinois. Lori enjoys growing vegetables and flowers for pollinators in her backyard gardens. She also is an avid bird-watcher.