We have installed 3 possum boxes on our property. The first was designed to be home to a sugar glider. No sugar glider moved in but a bee swarm did. That box is now positioned nice and low in the tree to make the next swarm easy to catch (they tend to swarm in the same spot every time). We’ve given up on sugar gliders.
Then there was the parrot box that possums adopted. We were pretty happy about that. I’ve never seen possums coming or going from that box since, but the possum, no doubt, prefers it that way.
The 3rd was a custom-made brushtail possum box. And look what we saw yesterday (no idea if it’s a ringtail or brushtail possum – don’t know, don’t care)!
It looks like we’ve done a good turn for the local fauna. Now if only they’d repay the favour and leave some of my fruit and vegetables for me to harvest!