Screech Owl nestbox in Hemlock

Paul Moorehead pjm at sos.net
Thu Mar 28 13:03:33 PST 2002


Chris Altwegg wrote:

>

> The January issue of Audubon magazine has an article by Kenn Kaufman on

> building a nestbox for Screech Owls.

>

> We have a very tall hemlock in our backyard. Would that appropriate for

> this bird? Any hints on attracting the bird?

>

> http://magazine.audubon.org/backyard/backyard0201.html

>



Chris, have you heard screech owls in your neighborhood? Do you have
lots of invertebrates around? Is there any potential owl habitat nearby?
If the answer is yes, then you may get owls to use your structure. Good luck.

Paul (who has had nesting screech owls use a nest box)
Guemes, Wa


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