But enough common birds do nest in birdhouses to make it worthwhile to set up a. Wood ducks and screech-owls like an elliptical doorway that is 4 by 3 inches .
Unlike many other backyard birds, Cardinals will not use birdhouses or nesting boxes. In addition to enjoying dense plant life for shelter, they also prefer it for nesting. Grapevines, tall trees, and shrub thickets are ideal options for nest sites.
Cardinals mate for life and their most preferred breeding habitat includes shrubby areas, thickets or areas with a very. These areas can either be found in urban, suburban or open woodlands.. The female usually lays from 3 to 4 eggs.