Nuthatch Nesting house
White-breasted Nuthatches are secondary cavity dwellers and, as such, they choose a nesting location that has been created for them naturally or by another bird like a woodpecker. They are also amenable to living in nest boxes created for them. These should be mounted 5 to 10 feet high in a mature forest. This height is necessary to protect them from house sparrows. Make sure the entrance hole faces away from prevailing winds. Leave at least an inch of wood shavings in the box for use as nesting material. The dimensions of the nuthatch house is 12 ½ high x 6 wide x 8 ½ deep.