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Name: Jai or Jack
WV (Zone 6b)
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Mar 8, 2018 9:38 AM CST
The only direction in which I can hang a couple nest boxes appears to be south-facing.

One would be under an overhang so not in full sun, and one would be on a confer which has no lower branches so may get a ton of sun.

I know normally nest boxes should face east. Is it better not to hang them when the only available space is south?
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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Apr 8, 2018 8:24 PM CST
I don't think so Jai. I think you will be fine. I think sometimes we humans make to much to-do over pickety little things. I look at it this way ~~~ hang the nest boxes; the birds know if they should nest in them or not. They know better than we.
All my nest boxes face south. The bluebirds don't care & they both get a lot of sun. We have fledglings in abundance every year.
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Name: Kelly
Sneads Ferry, NC (Zone 8a)
Apr 14, 2018 6:54 AM CST
I have noticed our east facing boxes have nests in them but I have one box that is south facing and so far no nests.

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