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
linnunpönttöpesäpönttö

nest box

nNistkasten m
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NESTING boxes painted by DZG's young visitors have proved a soaring success after being installed across the 40-acre site.
Contract award: cleaning and maintenance 200 pieces nesting boxes.
In 2000 the RSPB began providing wooden house-shaped nesting boxes in terraces for the roseate terns.
Our perch is an old broom handle, and our nesting boxes are old 5-gallon buckets.
Three years ago, 30 nesting boxes were put up by volunteers from BASC and the North Wales Wildlife Trust (NWWT).
The school will now work with Kier North East, the contractor building the new school, to install several new nesting boxes in the grounds, and in other buildings in Dormanstown.
We have a long tradition of designing and creating nesting boxes for British birds and mammals.
The idea came when Uwic's estate department made the nesting boxes and thought it would be a good idea to get the children involved as part of their nature learning experience.
That was the pitch for help H W Heusmann, state waterfowl biologist, put out a month ago to help replenish the number of nesting boxes for pairs of wood ducks already here or migrating north on the Atlantic Flyway.
A campaign to provide nesting boxes for birds is set to receive a local boost.
Maxwell, project manager for Turner, said nesting boxes were built after the chick was discovered to encourage its parents and other barn owls to nest there rather than in their project.
To help new homeowners get started in protecting their garden wildlife,Bellway will include a leaflet from the Wildlife Trust and Bellway on how to make your garden wildlife-friendly in their welcome pack for new homeowners,along with the nesting boxes.