Rated 5 out of
banjo lady from
Wood Duck nesting boxThis nesting box is a bargain and made very well; however I made a couple of modifications: added some extra screws to reinforce a couple of areas and added a handle to make it easier to carry nesting box. Installed unit on a treated 4 x 4 to which I added additional handles for carrying purposes. Used a cement pier to position unit in our pond. See pics below for steps. I disassembled to carry project to pond and then reassembled at the pond's edge. By the way, I'm a 72 year old woman and I created and setup this project by myself.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 2 out of
Well made1. Access hole too large. A racoon entered and destroyed nest.
2. No way to clean box. Either lid or front should be removable. Suggest using screws instead of nails.
3. I think birds were "spooky" of smell of new wood. I hope a year's weathering will make them more acceptable to the birds.