How Long Before Birds Use Roosting Box

Question From: Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Q: we built a roosting box for chickadees or mainly for woodpeckers we mounted more than 6 ft high on a large maple tree and we have a lge hedge arould our property with water and lots of suet and feed for the birds we put it up on new years day how long does it take before the birds will use it

A: That's up to the birds. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy