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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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Keith Morren, of Middlesbrough, photographed this young |blue tit just as it left a nestbox
She has helped make the family garden attractive for wildlife, and helped to build a nestbox which has seen blue tits nest in it, has made birdfood and took part in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch in January.
The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) National Nest Box Week runs until February 21 and the trust is suggesting that anyone who hasn't got a nestbox up yet, can pop one up this weekend.
In a collaboration between the RSPB and the British Fashion Council, a whole bunch of designers took on the brief to mark London Fashion Week and National Nestbox Week.
SUN: Nestbox making day, RSPB South Stack, 11am-4pm.
A carefully positioned nestbox may attract birds to nest in the garden.
If you're hoping to attract tits, sparrows or starlings, the RSPB advise putting up your nestbox in autumn, two to four metres up a tree or wall facing between north and east to avoid strong sunlight and the wettest winds.
The webcast originates from a nestbox on the grounds of the Game Commission's Harrisburg Headquarters, and will soon allow viewers a chance to watch the adult bluebirds feed their chicks.
2) Nestling gaping behavior is triggered by an external visual cue--a shadow at the nestbox door.
com)-- West midlands based Nestbox Company Ltd have launched the Improved range of UK manufactured, FSC[R] certified bat boxes designed for UK indigenous species.
Deputy manager Emma Phillips has become Buffy's foster mum and keeps the hen in a luxury nestbox at the centre's chicken shed.