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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The post Nesting boxes in place to preserve swifts appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Chickens like to lay their eggs in safe, snug, and quiet corners, and that's how your nesting boxes should be.
Alsager Town Council is helping the town become more 'swift-friendly' by installing bespoke nesting boxes for endangered swifts under its roof.
A few years ago the Wildlife Trust in Birmingham installed dozens of nesting boxes in and around the city centre.
NESTING boxes painted by DZG's young visitors have proved a soaring success after being installed across the 40-acre site.
In 2000 the RSPB began providing wooden house-shaped nesting boxes in terraces for the roseate terns.
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.
Children at work in the woods putting up nesting boxes
Heusman said there are 245 new nesting boxes that will be spread out across the state in the appropriate nesting habitat.