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Backyard wood bird houses and bird house designs

Updated on August 24, 2017

Unique wood birdhouses decorate the garden and provide outdoor fun

Succumb to Bird House Spring Fever Now and for Father's Day

Spring and summer bring birdhouses and bird house plans of all shapes and sizes. You'll find decorative bird houses and crazy designs, Bird homes for sale include those tall, complex Martin bird houses, Garden magazines are full of fun ideas for building homes for birds with wooden bird houses and plenty of easy birdhouse plans.

Where to buy wooden bird houses

I don't know about you but every year I see cars, trucks and vans parked on the side of roads loaded with unique, cool, fun, and odd birdhouses for sale. Usually they've been made by the seller so you can gather up stories about these well-crafted bird homes while you examine all the varied styles. The birdhouse is such a popular decorative garden item that you can find them anywhere. Home Depot and Lowe's have them. Local hardware stores stock them. Even online stores like Amazon have a great variety for sale.

Love those Martin bird houses

For me the granddaddy of all bird houses are those made for the Martins. No one-story simple house for these birds. Many Martin bird houses are found for sale on the side of the road. They're the ones that sit high on a pole. Often they have intricate plans and are even two and three stories. I'm always amazed at them, too. Check out the stylish 5-starred houses below. I've never owned a Martin birdhouse but this may be the year. What about you?

Wood bird houses are fun gifts and great for Father's Day

Bird houses like this Noah's ark wood bird house pictured here make fun gifts for Father's Day, Mother's Day, or any holiday that falls from Spring to early Fall. I used to give my dad birdhouses and he'd hang them on the big tree outside the screened patio where he could easily see them.

duck wood bird house
duck wood bird house

Is Dad or Granpa ready for a birdhouse?

Would you give a birdhouse as a Father's Day gift?

Summer fun activity for the kids and with the kids - Create a family fun project out of building birdhouses

Birdhouses do make great gifts because they bring long term rewards with hours of enjoyment factored in. Consider a store bought birdhouse for Dad and maybe a book with simple birdhouse projects that you or the grandparents can do with the kids as a family project.

Summer is around the corner and you'll be looking for projects to keep kids busy. Building birdhouses or even having a fun family-friendly birdhouse building competition might be a great addition to the summer activities.

Birdhouses (Kids Can Do It)
Birdhouses (Kids Can Do It)
Simple and fun birdhouses can be created out of everyday items. You'll find nine projects that will definitely give the kid something to do this summer.

Fun wooden bird houses

Birdhouses make great gifts for young and old alike

Do you know any bird lovers?

If you're looking for a unique gift for Dad or Granddad this Father's Day, these wooden bird houses are a lot of fun to give. The birdhouses come in all styles so you can find one that matches the man in your life's personality. Fisherman, farmer, condo lover, no matter what, there's a bird house perfect for him.

But bird houses make great gifts for women and children, too. Perfect for family fun, wooden bird houses offer an appealing decorative touch to the garden and an opportunity to watch the birds go house-hunting.Check out the fun wood bird houses below and especially the grand Purple Martin birdhouses. Click through to see even more!

Barnyard bird house - Want a traditional farm type birdhouse?

Barnyard Birdhouse Wood Decorative Barn Yard Bird House
Barnyard Birdhouse Wood Decorative Barn Yard Bird House
For the more traditional, this wood bird house makes an interesting addition the yard. Dads will love it.

Camper Trailer birdhouse is a great Father's Day gift

Camper Birdhouse Trailer Bird House Airstream style Rv Home Decor Yard Garden Porch Patio Country
Camper Birdhouse Trailer Bird House Airstream style Rv Home Decor Yard Garden Porch Patio Country
Now you know you have to have this unique bird house. Picture this hanging in your back yard calling to all the birds. Perfect for Dad for Father's Day, too.

Fun Novelty Camper Birdhouse - RV Bird House Airstream Style

Camper Birdhouse Trailer Bird House Airstream style Rv Home Decor Yard Garden Porch Patio Country
Camper Birdhouse Trailer Bird House Airstream style Rv Home Decor Yard Garden Porch Patio Country
I love this quirky treehouse of a bird house. Comes with a hanger so you can hang it on a tree outside right away.

How To Attract Birds to Your Backyard - Perky Pet podcast, Chip Clouse, Director of Conservation, Education and Outreach for the American Birding Association

Learn four basic steps to attracting birds.

Martin Bird Houses

Large wood bird house for Martins - Heath M12SR Starling Resistant 12 Room Martin House

Heath Outdoor Products M12SR Starling Resistant 12 Room Martin House
Heath Outdoor Products M12SR Starling Resistant 12 Room Martin House
This 5-starred Martin bird house would thrill any Purple Martin family in your neighborhood. It's a large 12-room house made of redwood and solidly constructed. Even has Masonite room dividers and floors. The best part is that the roof lifts off easily so it's a cinch to clean. What i like are the small protective rails that will discourage those irritating house squatters otherwise known as starlings.

Clubhouse wooden bird house - Home Bazaar Clubhouse Birdhouse for Martins or all birds

Another 5-star birdhouse.

Home Bazaar Clubhouse Birdhouse For Purple Martins, White
Home Bazaar Clubhouse Birdhouse For Purple Martins, White
If a nice 12-room house isn't for you, your favorite birds, or your potential Martin family, how about this fancy clubhouse styled bird house? Two styles are offered: one for Purple Martins and one for other types of birds. The best part, for me at least, is that this comes fully assembled. The birds might find the separate nesting boxes more important. The bird house comes unpainted wooden bird house so you can let your artistic muse loose.

Stylish Hotel California Martin wooden bird house - Victorian design birdhouse flies the American flag

Home Bazaar Hotel California - Purple Martin House, Red/White/Pine
Home Bazaar Hotel California - Purple Martin House, Red/White/Pine
This is the granddaddy of all grandaddys when it comes to the Martin bird houses. You've heard of the Hotel Coronado in San Diego? This bird house replicates the iconic landmark that has hosted royalty, presidents, and many celebrities. Who wouldn't be proud to have this Purple Martin birdhouse in their backyard? When July 4th or flag day comes around, you can hoist the American flag that comes with it.

What do you think about the Martin birdhouses?

Would you install a Purple Martin bird house in your back yard?

Birdhouse building for the extreme DIYer - Extreme birdhouses

Very cool birdhouse!


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