If you want to attract various bird species to your backyard, you must install a beautiful window bird house and keep stock of bird food in them. Such houses give a different meaning to your garden. You will be guided with the constant chirping of your new visitors. Your little green patch will be transformed into a live ecosystem and you will take pride in that.

Most of the houses are made from good quality wood that can stand all weathers. Normally Cedar is used to make bird houses due to its durability and resistance to all weathers. You can make tiny holes in them like windows for the birds and they will enjoy flying through them.

Ready or Homemade: You can buy such houses for birds that are available in various varieties in the market. There are varieties available depending on your requirement and budget. You could alternatively buy the house kits that have easy instructions and all the materials you would need for making a bird house. You can even paint them with the color you like and make them attractive. It will stimulate your creative juices if you wish to make an artistic home for the birds.

It is very simple to even make such bird houses from scratch using whatever material you find at home. Just some wood, little hardware and tools are needed and you can make a wonderful bird house. You will not even need to step out of your house, as you will find all materials and tools in and around your home.

The house kits that are available in the market make for excellent gifts as well. You can even use them as Christmas gifts and people who are fond of birds and environment will really appreciate them.

Birds and kids: If you have kids at your home, you will see the joy in their eyes when you build birdhouses on your window or in your garden. Kids even take a lot of joy in putting stones in their homes and they learn a lot. It brings them closer to nature and they observe the various kinds of birds that will come to the house.

Various Bird kits: There are several bird kits that will help you make houses. Few are even bird specific depending on which birds you wish to invite. These kits come with following manuals and instructions with basic hardware. You just need to assemble them and put up your bird house. If you plan to make your own window bird homes try and include your children as part of the making process. Children will really enjoy building a house for the birds and it will teach them a lot. You can do the supervising when they actually make the house. So, what are you waiting for? Get a good bird house kit or use up the materials from your own backyard and construct a beautiful window bird house that will add a different meaning to your home.

Source by G. Smitty