House Finch nesting tube

Tired of those likeable House Finches nesting in the wreaths on your doors?  Give them a safe comfortable alternative by hanging a nesting tube from the ceiling of your porch or some other suitable sheltered place.

House Finch nesting tube front view

House Finch nesting tube front view

House Finch nesting tube side view

House Finch nesting tube side view

With just a few minutes work, you can make a low-cost safe comfortable  House Finch nesting tube. 

Bill of Materials

  • 8” length of 4” diameter PVC S & D pipe
  • 4” diameter test cap
  • Heavy duty PVC glue
  • short length of 1 X 2 wood
  • (2) 2” long small diameter stove bolts
  • flat washers, lock washers, nuts
  • (4) small screw eyes
  • (1) medium screw eye
  • (1) medium S-hook
  • 4’ white decorative chain
  • white oil-base wood primer
  • white plastic primer
  • white clean metal primer

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