We have bird perches placed all around our garden. They are well used by all the birds.
The perches are made from broom handles bought at Bunnings (or anywhere that sells replacement wooden handles for brooms). These are ideal because they are smooth and rounded, and won't hurt the birds' feet. I buy two different thicknesses. A fatter thickness for the base section (uses the entire handle length) and a thinner thickness for the actual perch section.
Cut the thinner broom handle length into three equal pieces. From three of the fatter handles and one of the thinner handles you will get three complete perches. To ensure the stability of the join between the fat handle and the thinner cross piece, cut a small 'v' in the top end of the fatter section (this will be the upright) so that the rounded top section will fit snugly into the v. Secure them together by drilling a hole down through the centre of the top bar and join them with a long screw.
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