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    Heated Bird House?

    Monday, December 8th, 2008

    When I woke up today it was 12 degrees in chilly Western New York.  There’s snow on the ground and my car groans at the turn of my key.  My thoughts turned to birds and how they survive the blustery cold.  We know the birds that do not vacation in the cold weather have extra special down feathers to keep them warm through the winter.  Birds however still lose most of their heat through their feet.  So would there be a market for heated bird houses?
    From a typical bird house …

    Giant Bird House Embedded in a House Frame

    Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

    Embedding multiple bird houses within the frame of your house is an extremely interesting concept.  This house has 10 bird houses within the frame of the house.  I’m curious as to the noise level inside the house and if the birds over the years would possibly compromise the structural integrity of the house.
    Bird house innovation is always fun to see!

    Bird House Colors: The Dos and Don’ts

    Monday, December 1st, 2008

    Whether you’re purchasing a bird house, or building your own bird house one of the aspects of the bird house you’ll need to decide on is color.  Your first instinct will probably be to choose a color that will stand out, or enhance your yard.  Though, this may make the bird house more attractive, unless your bird house is for purely decorative purposes you will be doing a disservice to your tenants by drawing attention to potential predators.
    Choose a Bird House Color that Blends into the Environment

    Much like a fire-engine …

    Build a Gourd Bird House

    Monday, November 24th, 2008

    This is a terrific video for all of the do-it-yourselfers who have been looking to build their own gourd bird house. The video is a little over 7 minutes long and goes over all of the steps to having your own gourd bird house.
    The only problem is gourds take a year to dry before you can use them to create a gourd bird house.  So, if you haven’t already dried out your gourd for your bird house, you’re going to have to wait at least a year before you …

    Follow Bird Landlord on Twitter

    Monday, November 24th, 2008

    Follow Bird Landlord on Twitter!
    We invite you to follow Bird Landlord on Twitter!  Twitter is a micro-blogging social media platform where we will broadcast important industry news about bird houses, bird house reviews, bird house plans..etc.  You’ll be able to find links to our most recent blog posts and outside articles we think you’ll find interesting about bird houses.
    To follow us on Twitter simply go to www.Twitter.com/birdlandlord and click follow if you’re already a member of Twitter.    If you’re not a member you’ll need to sign up for Twitter and …

    Bird House Blog: BirdLandlord.com Officially Launched!

    Monday, November 24th, 2008

    Today, we begin our bird house journey exploring the ins and outs of where our fine feathered friends reside.  Like any good landlord we want to see our properties filled to capacity with fine tenants (Purple Martins, Bluebirds, Wrens..etc).  The Bird House Blog’s intention is to guide you through the questions of buying bird houses, caring for your bird house and building a better relationship with your bird house tenants.
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