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Mar 26, 2018 11:37 PM CST
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Name: Laurie b
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Some time ago, I found myself in a thread with people sharing their owl houses they had built or ordered. It was very informative. I have a friend who needs to encourage owls on her property and I would love to send her a link to this old thread. Are there any tips in searching you can share that may help me be more successful in finding any owl house related posts.

Thank you.
Mar 28, 2018 4:17 PM CST
Name: greene
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I just tried to search and got results with the letters owl...bowl, knowledge, etc. I gave up. I did find a ton of plans on the internet but you have to know which type of owl before you build and install the box. Good luck and hope you find the thread.
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Apr 9, 2018 9:28 PM CST
Name: tfc
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Laurie — Do you know what kind of owl your friend is trying to encourage to her property? Earlier this evening I read a post on Facebook about Screech Owl houses. The thing I remember is that you have to put a layer of cedar (chips?) on the bottom or the mother will often crack the shell of the would be baby owl. This was only about Screech Owls. Don't know if it would be true of other owls. Anyway it was my neighborhood Wild Birds Unltd that posted it.
Apr 9, 2018 10:39 PM CST
Name: Sandi
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There are YouTube videos that demonstrate the construction of owl houses. I have three neighbors that have owl houses. They have wildlife cameras to keep an eye on them. One had two tiny owls perched on the entrance hole. The neighbor sent the photo to all of a proud papa!
Jun 24, 2019 5:48 AM CST
Name: UrbanWild
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Here's what I'm currently doing with regard to screech owl boxes:

The thread "screech owl/kestrel/flicker nest boxes" in Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum
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