13 Great Modern Birdhouses

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Your home is modern. Why not offer similarly stylish digs for your winged neighbors? Here, three modern birdhouses to enhance any yard.

"Sunset Modern" birdhouse designed by Douglas Barnhard. This Eichler inspired birdhouse is made with bamboo and teak with orange and white laminate. Removable planter box and roof for succulents. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

"Sunset Modern" birdhouse designed by Douglas Barnhard. This Eichler inspired birdhouse is made with bamboo and teak with orange and white laminate. Removable planter box and roof for succulents.

Egg Birdhouse

An Easter backdrop with all eight glossy colors of the Egg Birdhouse by designer Jim Schatz would make for a great backyard party.

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Egg Birdhouse

An Easter backdrop with all eight glossy colors of the Egg Birdhouse by designer Jim Schatz would make for a great backyard party.

Find this item at the Dwell Store.

The ceramic design of this birdhouse will keep the sparrows out, yet create a welcoming home for smaller birds like wrens and chickadees. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

The ceramic design of this birdhouse will keep the sparrows out, yet create a welcoming home for smaller birds like wrens and chickadees.

This handmade birdhouse can simply be set inside as a conversation piece, or fulfill its duties outside as a home for the local birds. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

This handmade birdhouse can simply be set inside as a conversation piece, or fulfill its duties outside as a home for the local birds.

The modern, clean design of this birdhouse provides "simple avian living". The eight color choices give you a chance to draw as much or as little attention to this nest as you like. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

The modern, clean design of this birdhouse provides "simple avian living". The eight color choices give you a chance to draw as much or as little attention to this nest as you like.

This handthrown white stone birdhouse is "the ultimate modernist pad for your friendly neighborhood birds." Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

This handthrown white stone birdhouse is "the ultimate modernist pad for your friendly neighborhood birds."

The spherical design of the Birdball encourages small garden birds to nest and find protection from the elements. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

The spherical design of the Birdball encourages small garden birds to nest and find protection from the elements.

This modern birdhouse is made from powder-coated aluminum and comes with a leather string that both connects the two pices of the house and is used for hanging it. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

This modern birdhouse is made from powder-coated aluminum and comes with a leather string that both connects the two pices of the house and is used for hanging it.

Pousse Creative's design for a birdhouse with a "green roof." Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

Pousse Creative's design for a birdhouse with a "green roof."

The aluminum housing protects birds year-round and attaches to trees with a fastener and lashing strap that does no damage to the tree. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

The aluminum housing protects birds year-round and attaches to trees with a fastener and lashing strap that does no damage to the tree.

Mixed Media birdhouse (photo: Thomas J Story Sunset magazine staff photographer) Sourgrassbuilt.com Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

Mixed Media birdhouse (photo: Thomas J Story Sunset magazine staff photographer) Sourgrassbuilt.com

Socializing is for the birds. Thanks to a clever design that absolves the need for metal hardware on the roof, your avian neighbors can perch atop their swinging modern home, the better to chirp hello. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

Socializing is for the birds. Thanks to a clever design that absolves the need for metal hardware on the roof, your avian neighbors can perch atop their swinging modern home, the better to chirp hello.

Attic Bird Houses in Cloud White, Tomato Red, and Robin’s Egg Blue by Studio Chad Wright, from $350. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

Attic Bird Houses in Cloud White, Tomato Red, and Robin’s Egg Blue by Studio Chad Wright, from $350.

This Bird Feeder is by Mette Schelde for Skagerak, $100. Photo  of 13 Great Modern Birdhouses modern home

This Bird Feeder is by Mette Schelde for Skagerak, $100.

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