Inspection & Cleaning After Nesting Season
Warning: Use caution as there could be predators or insects in nest box.
- Clean out old nests
- Rub the interior surfaces with unscented ivory soap as a wasp deterrent.
- Make sure nest boxes are in good condition and mounted securely.
Consider moving unproductive nest boxes to different locations.
- See guidelines for Nest Box Placement
Inspection & Action During Nesting Season
- It is recommended to monitor Bluebirds in their nest boxes weekly. See guidelines for monitoring nest boxes