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WOODPECKER HOUSES

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DOWNY WOODPECKER NEST BOX
downy vroof houseSPECS - PRICE-
  • $19.99
  • $9.99 SH
  • Total=$29.98
  • Out of stock till spring 2012
SHIPPING-
  • FEDEX

  • USA only
    Alaska and Hawaii extra
  • no p.o. box orders
  • Free shipping on second house
This is my downey v-roof box it has a 4x4 floor, louvered v-roof, side cleanout door and a predator gaurd. Includes bag of nesting material.

Downy facts
  • color- black and white with red patch on head
  • Smallest North American Woodpecker 6 to seven inches long
  • Woodpeckers tap and drum by pecking in order to communicate and find food
  • Downys do not migrate in most cases
  • They like to escavate there own cavaties so when using a nest or roost box be sure to pack it full of wood chips
  • Will feed on suet cakes in winter when insects berries and seeds are less abundant they are one of the few woodpeckers that will come to feeders.
  • Often seen in the company of other birds
  • drills cavities in dead trees or limbs that measure as little as 10 cm around
  • downys tend to use bird houses more as roost boxes then nest boxes in the winter so fall or winter is usally the best time to put one up
  • There tail feathers are rigit and strong they use them to support themselves when tapping or drumminf for insects or dig a cavatie in a tree.
  • Woodpeckers have a thicker skin than most other birds
  • Woodpeckers have zygodactyl feet which means they have two toes pointing forward and two toes pinting backwards this helps them better cling to trees
  • downys can very in size acording to region cold versus warm climate they tend to be larger in alaska than in warmer southern states like florida
  • Woodpeckers have a third eyelid to help protect their eyes from debris while tapping
  • The average life-span of a Downy Woodpecker is two to five years they can live up to 12 years


RED BELLIED AND RED HEAD WOODPECKER BOX
red bellied woodpecker house SPECS - PRICE-
  • $22.99
  • $9.99 SH
  • Total=$32.98
  • Out of stock till spring 2012
SHIPPING-
  • fedex
    w/tracking number

  • USA only
    Alaska and Hawaii extra
  • no p.o. box orders
This is a red head/red bellied woodpecker box it has a floor size of 6x6" and comes with a 2" hole for red headed and 2 1/2" hole for red bellied.

Red head/Red bellied facts


NORTHER FLICKER WOODPECKER BOX
flicker hosueSPECS -PRICE-
  • Out of stock till spring 2012
SHIPPING-
  • fedex
    w/tracking number
    USA only
    Alaska and Hawaii extra
  • no p.o. box orders
This is a northern flicker woodpecker box it has a 7x7" floor and a 2 1/2 inch hole for flickers.

Flicker facts

ALL WOODPECKERS HOUSES INCLUDE
  • Notched and raised floors for drainage
  • Predrilled mounting holes
  • Cleanout doors with simple screw hold down
  • Predator gaurd
  • Bag of nesting material

MOUNTING AND LOCATION OF WOODPECKER BOXES
MOUNTING-
  • DOWNEYS - MOUNT BOX 6-20 FT ABOVE THE GROUND
  • RED HEAD AND RED BELLIED - MOUNT BOX 12-20 FT ABOVE GROUND
  • NORTHERN FLICKERS - MOUNT BOX 6-20 FT ABOVE GROUND
LOCATION-
DOWNEYS AND REDS - TREES AND POST IN A WOODED AREA
NORTHERN FLICKERS - IF THEY HAVE MOVED IN TO YOUR HOUSE TRY PUTTING THE HOUSE OVER THE AREA THEY ARE ENTERING (MAKE SURE THERE NEST IS EMPTY FIRST) OR THE AREA THEY ARE PECKING.
*** IT IS IMPORTANT HOUSES LOOK NATURAL TO BLEND IN WITH TREES SO DONT PAINT IT.
*****Woodpeckers, particularly flickers, generally have a strong desire to get in and dig. It is a important part of their courtship and breeding cycle. Give them something to do by filling the nest box, floor to ceiling, with tightly packed wood chips After they toss out all the material, add another four inches.

Woodpeckers that will use man made houses include - Northern Flickers . Downy Woodpecker , Hairy Woodpeckers , Red-headed Woodpeckers , Red-bellied Woodpeckers , Pileated Woodpeckers.




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