nest box

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nest box

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nesting box

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1. (Agriculture) a box in a henhouse in which domestic chickens lay eggs
2. (Environmental Science) a box designed as a nesting place for wild birds and positioned in a garden, park, or reserve to encourage them to breed there
Translations
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nest box

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A GRANDAD has vowed to carry on his crusade against dangerous motorists after a bird box he built disguised as a speed camera was stolen.
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I thought I'd share some simple ways that you can build your own wooden bird box using very basic hand tools and a cordless drill/ driver.
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com)-- The Work and Independent Living Skills Department at North Shropshire College's Walford Campus recently held a Bird Box Build-Off Competition; the competition involves building a bird box to a required standard using pre-cut pieces of timber and a range of hand tools.
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Created for design-conscious individuals, the bird box is made of white-glazed terracotta-and-black plastic, which protects from wind and rain in harsher seasons, reflecting heat and protecting the chicks from overheating at the height of summer.
I watched the woodpecker fly from the flee to the bluebird box a couple of dozen times, puzzled because it was mid-October and too late to be rearing young, and amazed that a bird that size had managed to get into the small hole of the bird box and start a family.
One bird box homosexual haven is next to a lay-by on the A33 in the Micheldever Forest in Hampshire.
Our Nature Watch scheme encourages our people to take that way of life home with them and to change the natural habitat a little, maybe with a bird box or wildflowers, provided by the company.