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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IF YOU are planning to put up a nest box this National Nest Box Week and beyond, the British Trust for Ornithology and the RSPB are warning that, while some boxes provide a perfect breeding cavity for birds, others are far from ideal.
The town's two peregrine falcons became internet sensations in 2016 after a live stream from their new nest box at the top of Export House showed themhatching and raising two chicks.
To discourage predators, place a guard below the nest box, on the post or pole on which the box is mounted.
2016), one of the authors met with university officials to request the installation of a nest box on the UT tower.
1997) while others have not found any effect of nest box on nesting success (Bortolotti 1994, Frederick 1994, Miller 2002).
National Nest Box Week is run every year by The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO).
Attending to small details will make a nest box more suitable to attract and fledge birds.
2011) in the context of quantifying the effects of cavity type (wooden nest box versus a PVC tube with >9.
BTO volunteers have been monitoring nests for more than 75 years and this month, which includes National Nest Box Week (ending on February 21), it is encouraging families to put up nest boxes so that they can contribute to this long-running national study.
I keep her there for a few days, or however long it takes for her to stop running back to the nest box for her imaginary eggs, and to stop making that funny clucking sound that broody hens make.
Previously, bird lovers had to request local carpenters for making a nest box for birds.
Representatives from Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), New Jersey Audubon and the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife recently banded four American Kestrel chicks at a nest box located at the South Branch Wildlife Management Area in Hillsborough, New Jersey.