An outdoor polebox for Barn Owls can be situated almost anywhere, where there is suitable foraging habitat nearby – however this is it’s only advantage over other types of nest boxes. Indoor nestboxes are best – find out why.
If a pole-mounted Barn Owl nestbox is your only option, the photos below show how to go about putting one up by a team of at least 3 robust, fairly strong people. If possible, it is preferable to use any heavy duty lifting equipment available, or alternatively, a digger and a hefty chain. How to erect a pole-mounted nestbox by machine.
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