When using your free birdhouse plans for bluebirds be careful of
predators. Predators of young bluebirds in the nests can include
snakes, cats and raccoons.
Non-native and native bird species competing
with bluebirds for nesting locations include the Common Starling
Crow, and House Sparrow, which take over the nesting sites of
bluebirds, killing young and smashing eggs and probably killing adult
bluebirds too when they get a chance. This is why it is so important to
make the entrance holes into nesting boxes and birdhouses only as big
as the bird themselves, so as to keep other bird predators out.
Bluebirds eat insects and are partial to grubs. Bluebirds are
attracted to platform bird feeders, filled with grubs of the darkling
beetle, known as mealworms.
Bluebirds will also eat raisins soaked in water.
Bluebirds are territorial, prefering open grassland with
scattered trees and are cavity nesters as are many species of
Below are the 3 designs for the bird houses for bluebirds, but if
you need more information on how to put it together, visit our page on building birdhouses
you all the details on how to go about it.
Bird House Designs
for Bluebirds Design 1
Bird House Designs for
Bluebirds Design 2
If you are serious about
placing some homemade birdhouses in your garden this spring then we
suggest you look at this very informative article on building
birdhouses according to the species you want to house. Dimensions are
give, along with diagrams of