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
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Translations
linnunpönttöpesäpönttö

nest box

nNistkasten m
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Woking'sresident birds-of-prey have been spotted near their nesting box again, raising hopes of a repeat of 2017's successful hatching.
Every doe's hutch should have a nesting box, where she will give birth and care for her litter.
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Use your drill driver and 45mm screws, fix one side of your nesting box to the base and then fix both to the back section.
A new nesting box for Worcester's adult peregrine falcon pair is in place.
Chapters cover characteristics of raptors; a field guide to common raptors like the turkey vulture, osprey, and barn owl; how to observe raptors; raptor life, including mating, nesting, feeding, and defense; owls; raptor aid and rehab; and "cool raptor projects to make and do," such as dissecting an owl pellet and making a nesting box. Sidebars on topics such as how birds see, the largest raptor ever, and 10 tips for spotting raptors add to the appeal of this enthusiastic guide by a high school science teacher, the director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society's Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries, and a writer, respectively.
HABITAT: Mark Balaam, Countryside Warden for Gwynedd County Council, installs a nesting box on the Fforyd Wildfowlers project
They alerted the State Department of Environmental Protection's endangered & non-game species program, which installed a nesting box on the roof.
Providing the right nesting box is simple, and certain precautions will make your particular box more user friendly.
Anyone in Dormanstown who wants to volunteer to have a nesting box erected on their property should call Mr Ashton on 01287 636382.