I love bird houses. I don’t know how practical some of these are or whether birds actually live in them, but they certainly are cute. After seeing these, I’m inspired to build my own. I’m not very handy with a saw and a hammer, so maybe I’ll grow a bird house gourd.
The green bird house hangs on the front porch of my friend Jan. Plenty of birds nest in her yard, building their own homes. Some of the homes are pretty flimsy, like the piles of sticks put together by the doves, she says. Parrots roost in her fig trees.
The church birdhouse stands on the grounds of Mission San Juan Capistrano. The rows of birdhouses sitting on the white patio beams are on a home on Catalina Island.