Coveside Common Merganser Duck HouseOffer common merganser ducks a safe and comfortable home with the Coveside Common Merganser Duck House. These dramatic ducks, with their black and white back, green head, and bold red bill offer an enchanting addition to your lake. Cavity nesting ducks are often dependent upon manmade housing for their roost, as they cannot excavate a cavity in trees like other birds. This home offers the perfect shelter for mergansers. The slanted roof has a significant overhang to prevent rain from entering the home, while ventilation slots on either side of the roof keep the interior temperature regulated. Angled corners and a recessed bottom at the base of the home offer drainage to the nest, keeping it dry. The 3.75" high, 4.75" wide entrance hole allows only the ducks to enter, and the absence of a perch enables a clear entryway. The deep house and missing perch help prevent predators from reaching the eggs. A ladder underneath the door inside the box aids nestlings in exiting the house when called by the mother, and the included bag of wood chips offers additional insulation and nesting material for the birds. One side panel opens in two sections, one to clean the nest and another for observation, and both close securely with metal latches. The 0.75" thick wood helps insulate the home, while the light color of the unfinished pine keeps it cool in the summer. This pine will age to a graceful gray color over time and with exposure to the elements, enhancing its natural beauty. A metal hanger at the top of the item allows it to be post or tree mounted with ease. Help house the merganser population in your area with this Common Merganser Duck House. Made in the USA.
Opening: 4.75"W x 3.75"H
Dimensions: 15"L x 10.625"W x 24.375"H
Mounting: tree or post mount
Construction: white pine, metal
Brand: Coveside Conservation
Item Number: COV-10130
Availability: 1 in Stock. Ships from OH within 24 business hours
Shipping Weight: 19 lbs
Free Shipping Over $75
Shipping Cost: To see the shipping cost for an item, click "order item" to add it to your cart. For expedited or international shipping costs, you must begin checkout and enter address information.