The Backyard Naturalist has bird houses appropriate for Black-capped Chickadees nesting. Secure and protected from weather and treacherous English House Sparrows.

The Backyard Naturalist’s Guide to Bird Houses and Recommended Resources

Part I
How to Choose the Right Bird House

  • From design and construction to species specifics, The Backyard Naturalist has some simple guidelines for buying a bird house.

Part II
How to Place & Maintain Bird Houses

  • General tips about maintaining bird houses and where to place bird houses in your backyard for increased opportunities to host nesting birds.

Part III
Protect Your Bird Houses from English House Sparrows

  • A short list of both active and passive strategies in managing House Sparrows, with resource links to more extensive information.

Are you ready for a bird house? Here are just a few of our favorite bird houses. We have many more at The Backyard Naturalist. Stop in to see our selection of “anatomically” correct bird houses / nest boxes.

The Backyard Naturalist, in Olney Maryland, has wild bird houses for everyone.