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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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Black Guillemots nesting in Holyhead harbour include the first in Wales to fledge chicks from a nestbox.
LIVE video feeds from a nestbox and a bird feeding station have been set up at Chorlton Water Park this spring.
Little Detectives Nestbox Trail Webbs, Wychbold and West Hagley GATHER your young bird detectives and solve the clues as you follow the half-term trail in-store and outside at both Webbs garden stores.
February half term is also National Nestbox Week, which we'll be supporting by running nestbox building sessions on Tuesday, February 19, through to Thursday, February 21.
"When I peered into their nestbox that morning I saw the whole family nestled together, with the newborn already snuggling into the soft fur on Poco's back.
Once the birds had fledged, Datim even built a 'swiss chalet' nestbox to continue to provide shelter for the birds once the scaffolding was removed, enabling the works to continue.
Regarding interannual variation, the number of prey items per nestbox did not differ between years in the same nestboxes.
There should be an entrance chamber of 220mm x 400mm (9ins x 1.5ft) with entrance holes of 120mm x 120mm (5ins x 5ins) into the chamber and from the chamber into the main nestbox.
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.
Solihull, United Kingdom, August 15, 2010 --(PR.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.