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Birdhouses and You!

Post by eoinc on Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:45 pm

Hi all, welcome to another one of my guides. This one will be covering some relatively new content that can pay off pretty handily. I am talking of course about birdhouses.

The materials for the birdhouses include a clockwork and a log, depending on your crafting and hunter level. I recommend going by your lowest of these two skills, as you get the clock work back. It would be a waste of time and money to just wait for them to buy in the GE for an overpriced value. Here are the tables for the crafting and hunting levels for birdhouses.



These are found on fossil island in four different locations. Two of them are in the Verdant Valley, one is in the north of the Mushroom Meadow, and one is by the entrance to the Sticky Swamp. Due to the locations of the spots, I recommend finding all of the mushroom transit system stops to save a lot of time.

Map on where to find the birdhouses:


Verdant Valley:


Mushroom Meadow:


Sticky Swamp (I just run down from the Mushroom Meadow Birdhouse):



I also recommend obtaining the House on the Hill teleport on the Digsite Pendant, which is done by using the pendant on the Strange Machine there.



The birdhouses are made by having a hammer and chisel in your inventory and using the clockwork on the birdhouse. The bait, which is required, is hops seeds, doesn’t matter which type, just pick the cheapest. Each birdhouse requires 10 seeds to be put into the birdhouses to start working. It takes an hour for all the seeds to be used, and all the birds to be caught. I sync up my birdhouses with my herb runs, because it’s an easy transition from one run to the other. A run hardly takes more than a minute if you’re running.

Example Inventory:



Birdhouses are a good source of hunter xp, crafting xp, and some nice farming resources. I took a picture of about 50 birdhouse loots to give you a picture of what you can get.




The seeds are random like miscellania, although no bird eggs if you’re into that stuff. The nests are my favorite part though, they sell well and are used in Saradomin Brews, which should sell well. Overall, birdhouse hunting is a nice afk way to train Hunter while still getting good xp and resources.

Hope you liked my guide! I’ll be back with more vague content soon =].
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Post by KingNightfury on Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:14 pm

very nice guide! had no clue this was even in game!
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Post by GoatGoneWild on Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:24 pm

Love the guide! I'll set mine up tomorrow Smile <3

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Post by Iwan on Fri Mar 09, 2018 1:08 am

I needed this yesterday!!! when i did my first run, good guide tho Very Happy
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Post by ladybird2 on Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:18 am

this is excellent, I made few when they first came out and I was hunting herbivores, as part of my running around.
Now I can see its a huge benefit doing them, thank you so much for the guide. Smile

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Post by Helldiver on Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:52 am

Very nice guide, going to have to try this on the Ironman for easy hunt xp once I get a few clockworks made
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Post by Matt Ross on Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:30 am

I was just watching a tutorial on this yesterday, good timing!

Thanks for this guide Very Happy
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Post by Almighty Bas on Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:03 am

Thanks for the guide! Will start using em too.

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Post by Greybird on Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:26 am

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Post by Lokandur on Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:16 am

Thanks for the guide, Oink!

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Post by Fires on Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:46 pm

Nice! I'm going to have to start doing this.
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Post by noelemahc on Sun Mar 25, 2018 5:06 pm

Great guide, i have these set up now. i have heard of them before but never knew where they were and the pictures definitely made it easier to find.
Also thanks for putting the digsite pendant i did not know about that either!
Can't wait to see what you make in the future!
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Post by Moon Light on Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:40 am

Thank you for this great guide Oink! BUMP!
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Post by PugTart on Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:11 pm

wow, 10/10 guide. nice work, keep it up
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