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May 15th

Swallow bird houses – Swallows are over North America and northern Europe. They are welcome back yard visitors; they consume large amounts of mosquitoes and other insect pests. Swallows build their nests in protected areas such as barns, garages or porches; however, they can quickly become a nuisance, they are defensive of their young and will bomb those who get too close. To encourage these helpful birds living near your home, choose an out-of-the-way place and construct a nesting platform where swallows can raise their kids without coming into conflict with human inhabitants.

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How to build swallow bird houses; select a location for nesting platform. To protect swallows from predators, the platform should be at least 10 feet above the ground. Nesting platforms can installed on the wall in a box or other structure, or mounted on an independent pole. And then cut the wood into five sections. Four sections should measure 8-by-8 inch: this will compose the floor, walls and roof of the nesting platform.

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After that to build swallow bird houses, sand in the section of wood until they are free of debris and rough edges. Map walls and floor of the platform nesting by 1 1/2-inch wood screws. Map ceiling of the platform by 1 1/2 inch screws. Then mount nesting platform on your chosen location, and not to disturb the area. Do not fill the box with grass or other stuffing; swallow take their own material to line the nest.