I built these birdhouses a few years ago and have had mixed success.  We’ve had birds poke around and a few have attempted to build nests.  Squirrels have gnawed away at one of the openings:


I recently took them all down to refinish the wood and add protection around the hole openings.  I used metal grommets from an old set of curtains (now using as paint drop cloths):


Birdhouse 1:


Birdhouse 2:


Birdhouse 3:


I am going to experiment with mounting heights to see if that will have an effect on bird occupancy.

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