Now that the houses were made, how could we get bluebirds to nest in them? I talked to a wildlife extension agent who told me the best time to put up bluebird houses is in late winter or early spring.
ROBERT W. MATTHEWS
Diagram of the bluebird bungalow birdhouse.
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Using a table saw, we scouts cut each tube into two-foot lengths. We cut each of these sections in half at a 20 degree slant to make two tubular nest boxes with straight bottoms and slanting tops.
PHOTO: ROBERT W. MATTHEWS