Bird aviaries are built in a variety of sizes and shapes and must be designed for easy cleaning. It can be placed in any spacious part of your home; however it is most commonly located in the backyard. Below are some helpful pointers to have the most beautiful indoor/outdoor bird aviary.
Decide the size of your aviary. Size does matter when constructing a bird aviary, especially if you want to keep a great deal of finches in it. However, building your own aviary depends on the available space you have in your backyard and/or home. Ideal bird aviaries are between 4-8 feet in height, 2-6 feet in width, and a good desirable length.
Purchase needed materials. Materials and other needed tools for setting up your aviary should be purchased ahead of time. Some needed tools include a steel cutter, wire mesh, frames, walls, roofing, trim, steel plate, powder coating, and other needed materials. Remember, your aviary doesnt need to be costly. You can locate some of these items in the convenience of your own home.
Assemble the hardware cloth and/or netting. You can put together panel frames of your aviary with the use of a screw. Secure the frames by covering them with a netting and/or hardware cloth and make certain there are no gaps. This prevents your prized finches from escaping or allowing a predator to enter. Use a screw with flat and wide heads to fasten the hardware cloth or netting to the framing material
Connect axis and door bolt to the panel. Attach together the axis with the door bolt to the panel and build smaller panels for it to swing open and shut. This allows you to enter the aviary for cleaning purposes and to feed your pet finches. The door should somehow be accessible for an easy entrance and exit.
Use roof panels for closure of the aviary. Attach roof panels to lock the top of the aviary with the use of a screw on the side panels located on the top. After this, assemble the flooring with plywood. Properly cut the plywood to the required size and mount it on the top to allow easy cleanup.
Grow plants and flowers. To add more color and life to yo bird aviary, plant plants and perches along the panel edges. Trees and other accessories will add beauty and life to your aviary. The items inside the aviary should not overpower the area you designated for your finches.
Supply a birdbath in your aviary. Finches aviary should have somewhat of a water fountain for the birds to bathe and drink from. This is a wonderful decoration and adds appeal to the aviary. Not to mention, your finches will appreciate a nice fountain to splash in while they bathe on those hot summer days.
Finches aviary offers a spacious area for the birds flock from one place to the other. Birds enjoy it when it looks like their natural environment. There is no doubt that you can create a beautiful and lovely bird aviary for your family community with these helpful tips.