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South Hero, Vermont: Hundreds of Colorful Birdhouses

Hundreds of colorful birdhouses along a tree line just off Lake Champlain. They've been here since 1996, built to attract swallows to eat Vermont's merciless mosquitoes.

W. Shore Rd, South Hero, VT
South of town. On the north side of W. Shore Rd just east of its intersection with Lake View Rd. A small boardwalk leads from the road into the birdhouse trees. There's a small parking area just east of the boardwalk. Private property - visible from highway.
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Birdhouses and dinosaur.

Hundreds of Colorful Birdhouses

We found this a very interesting detour from the main road. Building all the houses must have taken years!

[Tracy, 07/11/2020]

Birdhouses and dinosaurs.

Hundreds of Colorful Birdhouses

While driving along West Shore Road in South Hero we came upon hundreds of colorful bird houses, with two small dinosaurs, in the woods along Lake Champlain.

[Jessica Tynan, 11/16/2016]

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