Bird Houses Central Point OR

Bird houses provide a safe haven for birds to escape the weather and they also provide space to nest and roost. See below to learn more and to gain access to local garden supply stores in Central Point, OR that give access to nesting shelves, roosting boxes, wren houses, songbird houses, bluebird houses, and robin nesting shelters, as well as advice and content on bird conservation.

Southern Oregon Nursery
(541) 772-4387
2922 S Pacific Hwy
Medford, OR
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Annuals, Aquatics, Beneficial Insects, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Herbicides, Hobby Greenhouses, Horticulture Companies, Insecticide, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Mulch, Natural Pesticide, Organic Gardening, Ornamental Grasses, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Pesticides, Plants, Pot…

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Jackson & Perkins Store
(541) 864-2388
1310 Center Dr Ste J
Medford, OR

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Egan Gardens, Inc.
(503) 393-2131
9805 River Road NE
Salem, OR
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bulbs, Cards & Envelopes, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Clothing, Compost, Composting, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Environmental Controls, Equipment, Nursery, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Ferns, Fertilizers, Flower Boxes / Window Boxes, Flower Seed, Fountains - Decorative, Fungicides, Furniture …

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Homestead Garden Greenhouses
(541) 389-4440
17509 Paladin Dr
Bend, OR
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Flower Seed, Seed, Wildflower Seed

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Lake Grove Garden Center
(503) 636-2414
15955 Boones Ferry Road
Lake Oswego, OR
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Annuals, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Equipment - Rental, Florist, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Giftware, Groundcovers, Home Furnishings, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Mulch, Outdoor Furniture, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Pond Filters, Pond Liners, Pumps, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Tr…

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Phoenix Organics Garden & Farm / Eco-Building Center
(541) 535-1134
4543 South Pacific Highway
Phoenix, OR

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Blueberry Hill Nursery & Greenhouse
(541) 278-9360
900 SW Emigrant Ave
Pendleton, OR
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arrangement Accessories, Bulbs, Candles & Holders, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Clothing, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Decorative Planters & Urns, Educational Books & Tapes, Ferns, Fertilizers, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Hats, Heirloom Plant Nurseries, Herbs, Houseplants, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Mulch, Nat…

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Hayesville Nursery
(503) 393-9148
4252 Hayesville Dr Ne
Salem, OR

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Alder Slope Nursery
(541) 426-3317
64934 Alder Slope Rd.
Enterprise, OR
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Thomas Creek Nursery
(503) 394-3478
38400 Robinson Dr
Scio, OR

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Bird Houses | Provide shelter with decorative bird houses

Provide shelter with decorative bird houses

Bird houses are an excellent way to attract more avian visitors to your home while accentuating your backyard décor. They also provide those bird species that brave the winter with warmth and shelter at a time of year when both are difficult to come by.

Decorative bird houses are available in a wide range of styles, some of which are suited to particular species. For example, if you live in an area rich with orioles, purple martins or cardinals, you can tailor your wild bird houses to ensure the dimensions and features are suitable for the species in question.

Major Bird House Styles

The most common style among wooden bird houses is the closed bird house. These houses feature wall closures on all sides, a roof and an entrance designed to admit only one bird at a time. In multi-compartment closed bird houses, the entrance is typically placed atop the middle compartment to inhibit predators from gaining entry and to protect the birds from the elements. Most small bird houses are closed, since it's primarily smaller birds that benefit most from the protection they offer.

Open and platform designs are particularly attractive to bird species that are classified as platform nesters. These include herons, hawks, owls and other large bird species like pigeons and gulls. The defining feature of these bird houses is that all four sides are open, with a suspended roof offering the birds protection from the elements.

Tips for Choosing and Building Bird Houses

Birdwatching experts stress that it's best to build your bird house for a specific species; this will give you the best chance of attracting birds to your yard.

When choosing or building bird houses, opt for designs that offer adequate ventilation. Without it, the bird house will become a stifling sauna in warm weather, posing a potentially life-threatening danger to any birds that enter it.

You also need to pay close attention to the bird house's drainage...

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