For your love of avian, a small bird house just won't do it, especially if your yard attracts many types and large quantities of birds. For somewhere safe for them to reside when the sun goes down, or its time to lay some eggs, you can't go wrong with a large outdoor bird house. With plenty of room for most of the flock, as long as they aren't too big, these houses will treat them right.
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Cottage Bird House
One Allium Way®
What we like: Large and beautiful bird house
What we don’t like: Unfinished surface
Not so great for: Attaching to a post
Perfect for: Hanging on a post
This decorative bird house offers a bird’s-eye view of everyone who lives in it. With windows for ventilation and drainage, a metal loop hanger for easy mounting, and ample space for feathered friends to move about, this birdhouse is as practical as it is captivating. Its charming design is reminiscent of a rustic cottage for your garden.
Turn your outdoor space into a whimsical - yet functional - haven by hanging this Bird House in a backyard tree or on your front porch. This is a sturdy piece that will last for a long time. Add a protective layer on the material to prolong its longevity, especially when placing it outdoors.
Whimsical Bird House
What we like: Unique, magical aesthetic
What we don’t like: Doesn’t come with mounting posts and brackets, no cleanout feature
Not so great for: Outdoors, if not modified
Perfect for: Decorative piece attached on top of a post
This bird house is a charming cottage-inspired design that brings bucolic vibes to your home. Crafted of metal and accented with a vintage rose iron detail, this unit features a tall, sweeping roof and detailed windows for birds to perch on.
Its unique and dreamy aesthetic will elevate the look of your cottage-style garden. However, it’s important to note that it can be challenging to use as a bird house due to its lack of access for cleaning. For it to be a fully-functional bird house, it’s best to modify this piece for easier cleaning. Otherwise, you can place a block on the hole and make it a decorative piece for your outdoor space.
Woven Bird House
What we like: Natural, breathable materials and organic look
What we don’t like: Lightweight, tends to swing a lot in windy places and seasons
Not so great for: Hummingbirds, they don’t nest in birdhouses
Perfect for: Placing inside a bird house frame
This bird house is handcrafted from natural hibiscus grass, giving it an earthy look that provides birds with shelter and privacy. The woven fibers don't come off easily but also provide ample ventilation and comfort. The beautiful drop shape of this rounded bird house offers enough room to move, rest, and nest.
A lightweight piece that won’t break off your branch. However, it does have a tendency to swing especially during windy seasons. This bird house will look great when placed in an open bird house frame to add weight and provide material protection.
Wooden Bird House Shed
What we like: Clean look, functional features
What we don’t like: Black roofing gets hot in warm climates
Not so great for: Bigger birds, if the item is not modified
Perfect for: Small birds
This bird house is crafted from high-quality red cedar which is rot-resistant. It has an extended predator guard by the entrance hole to ensure security and safety. The clean-out door and mesh floor makes it easy to clean out the nesting compartment. Air vents allow for optimal airflow through its wall opening.
With its clean aesthetic, this piece will look great, especially in modern and contemporary gardens and patios. While the black roofing makes it attractive, it does have the tendency to get hot especially if you’re living in a warm location. You can remedy this by painting the roof to a cool-toned color. This will make the bird house more breathable and comfortable for its occupants.
Angled Bird House
What we like: Great features at an affordable price
What we don’t like: Rough edges
Not so great for: California wrens, medium-sized birds
Perfect for: House wrens and smaller birds
Crafted from insect and rot resistant premium cedar and rust-free stainless steel hardware, this birdhouse has a diamond shape. It is equipped with a clean-out door for easy access during maintenance. Small holes keep out undesirable species like starlings, sparrows, and larger birds while encouraging desirable bluebirds, chickadees, and wrens indoors.
Apart from its easy cleaning access, it also features an overhanging roof, ideal for protecting the bird house from rain and providing shade during hot days. Since it’s made of wood, the edges are quite rough, which you can easily correct with minor sanding. It also has a loose bottom latch that can be easily modified to make this piece more secured.
Large Decorative Birdhouse
The creative and classy birdhouse is designed with lots of windows to give your bird a commanding view. The three-story masterpiece is big and perfect for post mounting. It is constructed with quality material to beautifully decorate your birdhouse and to ensure durability and portability. It also features ventilating holes, built-in drainage, and a removable clean out panel for easy maintenance and care of the birdhouse.
Two Story Large Bird House for Outside
Zingz & Thingz
This charming birdhouse has been built in the style of a classic rustic countryside home with a balcony and decking area. It features beautiful painted details, and is designed to be hung from a tree to make a delightful addition to your garden. This is the ideal choice for anyone who loves the little details in life, as you will be able to watch your garden birds create their own little home in this tiny home.
Freestanding Multi Room Large Bird House
This artistic and finely crafted bird house boasts creative architecture that has multiple entrances and exits for your garden visitors to explore. Decorative and practical, the distressed bronze paint finish provides a touch of color and excitement that will complement any foliage.
Silver Mushroom Birdhouse for Outside
This magical toadstool-inspired birdhouse is created from 100% galvanized iron. Crafted in the shape of three toadstool homes with multiple entrance holes for birds and includes several perches. This birdhouse is designed to free stand in your yard or garden and will delight children and your avian visitors.
Antique Teapot Large Bird House
Bronze is a popular color for birdhouses, but this piece really stands out. The freestanding pole features delicate foliage and birds, crowned with a large copper octagonal teapot. Include a bit of old-fashioned glamour to your outdoors and enjoy watching birds enjoy this rustic setting.
Cottage Style Large Bird House
Ophelia & Co.
This adorable cottage style bird house has been painted in soothing ivory with a pretty lemon-yellow roof. Featuring six large entrance holes, this bird house can establish your garden as a destination bird hotel in no time. Inspired by the traditional cottages in Cape Cod, internal platforms provide space to leave food to attract your feathered friends.
See Through Bird Nest House
Tucker Murphy Pet™
This contemporary handmade ultra-clear acrylic bird house can be mounted on an outside window. Once it’s installed, you can admire your feathery friends from the comfort of your home. Includes a box and enclosed internal space for birds, and is manufactured from material that is scratch and weather resistant.
Three Story Wooden Large Birdhouse
This traditional birdhouse is designed to nestle camouflaged on a tree trunk. Painted in subtle tapioca and orange hues with a distressed finish, and a decorative metal foliage pattern that draws attention, it will look great in almost any garden. Birds will appreciate this sturdy structure that is easy to clean and maintain and can fit plenty of bedding material.
Farmhouse and Barn Large Birdhouse
This rustic, two-part wooden bird house features a brown and red planked wooden frame for the main farmhouse and a side barn in cream and bronze. It is designed to be displayed on a garden table but could also be mounted on a tree or fence. It uses natural colors with a bronze finish that will catch the sunlight, making it a beautiful addition to any garden.
Metallic Whale Large Birdhouse
Add a nautical feel to your yard with this unique hand painted birdhouse. Constructed from galvanized iron, and beautifully textured with greens, silvers and bronzes, this is a great way to add something a little different to your garden. This smiling whale provides a sheltered spot for birds to nest and is sure to delight young and old. It includes a sturdy chain to hang where it can evoke memories of the ocean.
Freestanding Starling Resistant Bird Hotel
Many bird watching enthusiasts will be conscious of the dangers of starlings. In some parts of the world they are an invasive species and can attack and kill the young of other species. This impressive bird palace has been designed with twelve entrance holes that are too small for starlings to enter. The internal compartments are perfect for nesting, making it a wonderful place for birds to settle. Crafted in chrome and white, this freestanding looks unusual and eye-catching.
Festive Birdhouse for Outdoors
This decorative and Christmas-themed birdhouse manufactured from iron and wood is a must-have for those wanting to create a special atmosphere in the garden during the winter months. The splash of color from the red and white trimming adds a special touch to this beautiful wooden church. The distressed paint is well-suited to an outdoor setting, adding a touch of magic and charm to any garden.
Americana General Store Bird House
Looking to add a quirky piece of garden furniture to your yard? This fun and colorful birdhouse shaped like a traditional American general store is the perfect addition to your garden. Painted red and white with a gray slate roof, and featuring eclectic signs and details.
Traditional Large Bird House for Outside
This traditional birdhouse is an ideal choice to attract larger bird species. It’s designed to be freestanding, and features a domed fluted roof in an antique bronze finish. The intricately detailed pedestal base has been created with Fleur-de-Lis accent scrolls for a touch of elegance. This birdhouse will be sure to add a sophisticated finish to any garden or yard area.
License Plate Bird House
Looking for a kitsch and adventurous addition to your garden features? Look no further! This edgy Route 66 license plate bird house will be a big hit with humans and birds alike. Designed to be mounted on a tree or fence. This distressed wooden green and white bird house will effortlessly blend into your outdoor space.
Bird house in Victorian style. Construction is made of wood. It is resistant to rust and harmful weather conditions. Stylish addition to the garden or patio.
Original garden decoration made of wood seek, branches, cones, moss and leaves. It look like little house of gnomes. It can be used just like a decoration, but it can be wonderful and one of a kind bird's house
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Richly decorated bird house in Victorian style. It is made of wood and finished with carefully made carvings. Elegant accent for the garden, patio and more.
Castle Style Wood Post-Mounted Birdhouse
The elegant castle themed design of this birdhouse is truly unique in every sense. It can accommodate many different birds at once, allowing them to make a nest without any space restrictions. There are multiple roofs and even a charming little weathervane on top, making this birdhouse one-of-a-kind. The level of detail here is truly impressive by anyone’s standards.
White Post-Mounted Hardwood Birdhouse
The interior of this birdhouse is impressively spacious, leaving room for a number of birds to come and eat at one time. You will undoubtedly be impressed by the thorough exterior detailing that resembles a dollhouse more than a birdhouse. The slanted roof and fencing around the perimeter are just two of the amazing details this birdhouse has to offer.
Birdhouse made of wood with antique finish. Designed for small birds. It has 9 holes and branches. Stylish addition in Vintage style for each outdoor place.
Lazy Hill Farm Carousel Bird House
Lovely carousel bird house that will be a wonderful accent in any garden. It is crafted of solid celurar vinyl and copper on a rooftop. Sturdy cedar posts give an unstained, rustic look. Each of the 6 compartments may be accessed by lifting up on the holes.
White Cottage-Style Wall-Mounted Birdhouse
With a quaint cottage-style design, this birdhouse will be sure to attract all sorts of beautiful local birds looking to get a bite to eat and make a nest. The wall-mounted design means that you can make this birdhouse on pretty much any tree in your yard with ease. There are some impressive details with this birdhouse that make it a wonderful decorative piece.
Lazy Hill Farm Bell Birdhouse
A lovely bell birdhouse. Made of white vinyl and adorned with a copper roof. The post is made of natural wood. The birhouse, apart from being really pretty, is also freestandig, rust and fade resistant.
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Large Purple Martin House Vintage Purple Martin Birdhouse Barn Bird House
A charming rustic style post-mounted birdhouse handmade of wood. It looks like a barn with a span roof and a spindle finial. Walls are painted in weathered red, the roof - in distressed white. There are lots of round entrance holes in walls.
White Victorian-Style Wood Birdhouse
This intricately-designed birdhouse allows even the smallest birds to get through, and it can lend a truly beautiful aesthetic to the outside of your home. The windows on this birdhouse allow for good air circulation, and the built-in drainage will keep it clean at all times. The sheer details of this bird house is quite impressive to say the least.
This handcrafted, rustic bird house is a great way to decorate your garden. Beautiful design, plenty of space for bird friends and an eye-catchy look captures the details. The whole is perfectly presented among the trees.
Blue Wall-Mounted Novelty Cottage Birdhouse
The cozy charm of this cottage-style birdhouse will almost make you wish you could visit yourself. Its solid hardwood design is made to withstand the harsh elements, so you can count on it to last. It is made from premium high-quality materials with a detailed paint job that will have all of your guests and neighbors commenting on its overall beauty.
White Cape Cod Post-Mounted Birdhouse
This Cape Cod themed birdhouse has a very playful design and remarkable detail that you have never seen before. This two-story birdhouse will be sure to attract finches, wrens and many other types of birds almost immediately. There is ample space for birds to come and nest, and it’s very easy to clean due to the removable back.
Blue MDF Wood Wall-Mounted Birdhouse
This birdhouse has a uniquely charming appeal that you will certainly be glad to have in your front or backyard. It has a smooth and finely detailed architecture with a slanted roof and multiple windows. If you are looking for a cute birdhouse that will make your home’s exterior look a little nicer, this is definitely a good choice.
Little stone cottage songbird house
Decorative bird house shaped as stone cottage, with all the details. Lacking a stone fairy house in the garden? Probably this offer can end your search. The stone lodge features green doors, windows and red slates covered gabled roof.
Secret Garden Freestanding Bird House
This stylish and charming freestanding bird house would be a perfect decoration for every kind of garden! Check it out and enjoy and amazing design at your place together with being close to the nature.
Grand brass doorpull birdhouse
This lovely wooden bird house will embellish every backyard or garden. It has a notice worthy antique brass door handle. Mounts on a post (not included). 1 ½” opening. Easy to clean. Has the size of 18”x6”x6.
Cape Cod Pedestal Birdhouse
This is an extremely charming with a delicate birdhouse. It is built on a rack. The cottage has the shape of a real family house with the design details. It is all white. Not only will serve the birds as shelter but also as a garden decoration.
Signature Series Club Birdhouse
This birdhouse is a true mansion! It is appropriate for small birds thanks to multiple entrance holes and shelves ('balconies' with 'balustrades') of matching size. It has lots of cute details and a massive, sturdy roof.
Fairytale Cottage Hanging Bird House
Introduce a magical mood to your outdoor decor with this charming wooden bird house, ready to be immediately hanged at your window. The house features front door, spacious enough for a bird to enter. Its design and detailed finish is really lovely!