Songbird, Bat, and Owl Boxes: Vineyard Management with an Eye toward Wildlife

Explore the benefits of the biodiversity and the beauty of songbirds, bats, and owls with this handy guide. You’ll learn about “win-win” ideas and methods for integrating nest boxes with vineyard management, biology and habitat requirements, details on construction and maintenance, literature sources, and online resources where you can get more information. While written with grape growers and vineyard managers in mind, anyone interested in learning about nest boxes will find this guide useful. Includes patterns for building your own boxes and advice on where to place them for best results.

Published by University of California’s Division of Agricultural and Natural Resources