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Georgia's Screech Owls

Screech Owl Nest Box Placement & Care

Download screech owl nesting box plans (requires Adobe Acrobat).

  • Place boxes at least 10' above ground
  • If squirrels are a problem, erect boxes on metal poles
  • Pour 2-3" of wood chips or shavings in the bottom of each box
  • Check boxes annually.  Remove leaves and other debris found in boxes

For more information, contact WRD's Nongame Wildlife/Natural Heritage Section (478) 994-1438.

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