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Sizing and Siting for your Bird Nesting Boxes

Sizing and Siting for your Bird Nesting Boxes

Which size hole do I choose for which species of garden birds?

The entrance hole size of the Nest Box you choose will determine which garden birds will use it for nesting.

More than 60 wild bird speciies are known to use nest boxes for their breeding season so you should be able to attract a selection of birds by careful siting and sizing..

25 - 28mm holes are used by smaller birds like Blue Tits, Coal Tits, Great Tits, Marsh Tits, Willow Tits and Tree Sparrow.

32 - 34mm holes are used by Pied Flycatchers, Nutchastch, Great Tits, Tree Sparrow and House Sparrows.

Open Fronted Bird Boxes are used by Blackbirds, Wrens, Spotted Fly Catchers, Song Thrush, Pied & Grey Wagtail, Pied Flycatcher and Robins.

How and where should I site my Nest Box?

The best height for a nest box is between 1.5m and 5.5m high. However, if the area is prone to visits from the neighbourhood cat population, then the box could be sited higher to prevent these garden bird predators.

The box should face anywhere between north and southeast so that the entrance will avoid strong sunlight and the prevailing wind direction.

By their nature the open fronted nest boxes require some cover so siting them near climbing plants where they can be obscured is ideal.

Brecon Open Fronted Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905090419


Price: 12.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Brecon Open Fronted Nest Box from CJ Wildlife.

This wooden bird nesting box has an open front to mimic the nesting habits of larger popular garden birds like Robins and Blackbirds. It has a cleaning flap so it can be easily cleaned out after the nesting season. There are drainage holes built in so moisture from the birds feathers can drain away.

The perfect home for Robins, Wrens (if well hidden), Spotted Flycatchers, Redstart (a declining bird in the UK through loss of habitat and on the RSPB Amber list), Blackbirds, Pied Wagtails, Song Thrush and Grey Wagtails.

The best height for a nest box is between 1.5m (5ft) and 5.5m (18ft). Remember to keep out of reach of predators, like cats, and site facing between north and east avoiding the prevailing wind and strong sunlight.

Material: FSC Wood
Colour: Green Roof
Hole Size: Open Front
Size: 27 H x 20 W x 15cm D
Suitable for: Robin, Blackbird, Wren, Wagtails & Thrushes

Brecon 28mm Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905070419


Price: 12.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Brecon 28mm Nesting Box from CJ Wildlife has a 28mm hole size to mimic the nesting requirements of some smaller popular garden birds.

It has a cleaning flap so it can be easily cleaned out after the nesting season, and drainage holes so moisture from the birds feathers can drain away. The perfect home for blue tits, coal tits and great tits as well as pied flycatchers and tree sparrows.

The best height for a nest box is between 1.5m and 5.5m. Site the nest box at a height to avoid predators like cats. Face the nest box between north and east avoiding the prevailing wind and strong sunlight.

Material: FSC Wood
Colour: Green Roof
Hole Size: 28mm
Size: 27 H x 20 W x 15cm D
Suitable for: The Tit family, Pied Flycatchers and Tree Sparrows

Brecon 32mm Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905080419


Price: 12.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Brecon 32mm Nest Box is an FSC certified Wooden Nesting Box from CJ Wildlife with a 32mm hole size to mimic the nesting sites of some smaller garden birds like sparrows.

It has a cleaning flap so it can easily be cleaned out after the nesting season. It incorporates drainage holes so moisture from the birds feathers can drain away. With a 32mm diameter access hole for the birds it makes the perfect home for House Sparrows, Great Tits, Nuthatches and Pied Flycatchers.

The best height for a nest box is between 1.5m (5ft) and 5.5m (18ft). Face the nest box between north and east avoiding the prevailing wind and strong sunlight and site high enough to avoid cats.

Material: FSC Wood
Colour: Green Roof
Hole Size: 32mm
Size: 27 H x 20 W x 15cm D
Suitable for: Sparrows, Great Tits, Nuthatches

WoodStone Alicante Open Nest Box

Ref: CJ-907110119


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The WoodStone® Alicante Open Fronted Nest Boxes from CJ Wildlife have been developed as part of their Vivara Professional Range. These robust wood and concrete nest boxes will not rot or deteriorate.

Every WoodStone® nest box from CJ Wildlife is guaranteed for 10 years.

The Woodstone material insulates the nest which creates a more consistent internal temperature than an ordinary wooden box. This is especially important during the breeding season and ensures that young birds have a greater chance of survival.

Constructed from a mix of concrete and FSC wood fibres, WoodStone® nest boxes safeguard against predators such as woodpeckers, cats and squirrels. Their brown colouring helps them blend against the tree or fence whilst their small white front plate creates the silhouette of an inviting nest for the birds.

We recommend using aluminium nails (supplied) to hang due to the weight of the nest box and to limit any damage caused to trees.

These open nest boxes will be used by Robins and Wrens (if well hidden), Spotted Flycatchers, Pied and Grey Wagtails, Song Thrushes and Blackbirds.

Material: Woodstone (Concrete and wood fibre mix)
Colour: Brown
Size: 26cm H x 22.5cm W x 15cm D
Weight: 4kg
Guarantee: 10 Years
Suitable for: Robins, Wrens, Spotted Flycatchers, Pied and Grey Wagtails, Song Thrushes and Blackbirds.

WoodStone Alicante 28mm Nest Box

Ref: CJ-906850119


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The WoodStone® Alicante 28mm Nest Box from CJ Wildlife is part of their Vivara Professional Range.

Unlike a traditional wooden nest box, these boxes will not rot or deteriorate over time and every WoodStone® nest box is guaranteed for 10 years.

These 28mm hole nest boxes will be used by Tree Sparrows, Blue Tits, Coal Tits and Great Tits amongst others.

We recommend using aluminium nails (supplied) to hang due to the weight of the nest box and to limit any damage to the trees.

Constructed from a mix of concrete and wood fibres, WoodStone® nest boxes keeps the birds safe from predators like woodpeckers, cats and squirrels. The material insulates the nest which creates a more consistent internal temperature than an ordinary wooden box. This is especially important during the breeding season and ensures that young birds have a greater chance of survival.

Material: Woodstone (Concrete and wood fibre mix)
Colour: Brown
Size: 26cm H x 22.5cm W x 15cm D
Hole Size: 28mm
Guarantee: 10 Years
Suitable for: The Tit Family Pied Flycatchers and Tree Sparrows

WoodStone Alicante 32mm Nest Box

Ref: CJ-906960119


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


Quantity:  




The WoodStone® Alicante 32mm Nest Boxes from CJ Wildlife have been designed as part of their Vivara Professional Range. Unlike traditional wooden nest boxes, these will not rot away or deteriorate.

These 32mm hole nest boxes will attract House Sparrows, Redstarts, Tree Sparrows and Great Tits. The 32mm hole is preferred by House Sparrows and Redstart, and House Sparrows in particular will use the larger hole to perch whilst defending their nest against rivals and predators.

We recommend using aluminium nails (supplied) to hang due to the weight of the nest box and to limit any damage caused to trees. Every WoodStone® nest box from CJ Wildlife is guaranteed for 10 years.

Constructed from a mix of concrete and FSC wood fibres, WoodStone® nest boxes safeguard against attacks from predators including woodpeckers, cats and squirrels. The material insulates the nest which creates a more consistent internal temperature than an ordinary wooden box. This is especially important during the breeding season and ensures that young birds have a greater chance of survival.

Material: Woodstone (Concrete and wood fibre mix)
Colour: Brown
Size: 26cm H x 22.5cm W x 15cm D
Weight: 4kg
Hole Size: 32mm
Guarantee: 10 Years
Suitable for: Sparrows, Great Tits, Crested Tits, Nuthatches, Pied Flycatcher

WoodStone Barcelona Open Nest Box

Ref: CJ-906290119


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The WoodStone® Barcelona Open Front Nest Boxes by CJ Wildlife.

Unlike a traditional wooden nest box, these boxes will not rot away or deteriorate. Every WoodStone® nest box from CJ Wildlife is guaranteed for 10 years.

Constructed from a mix of concrete and wood fibres, WoodStone® nest boxes safeguard the birds from predators including woodpeckers, cats and squirrels. The material insulates the nest which creates a more consistent internal temperature, this is especially important during the breeding season and ensures that young birds have a greater chance of survival.

We recommend using aluminium nails (supplied) to hang due to the weight of the nest box and to limit any damage to the trees.

These open nest boxes will be used by Robins and Wrens (if well hidden), Spotted Flycatchers, Pied and Grey Wagtails, Song Thrushes and Blackbirds.

Material: Woodstone (Concrete and wood fibre mix)
Colour: Brown
Size: 24cm H x 19cm W x 17.5cm D
Guarantee: 10 Years

WoodStone Seville 28mm Nest Box

Ref: CJ-906400119


Price: 17.49 (Including VAT at 20%)


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ON SALE £17.49 (RRP £19.99)

The WoodStone® Seville Garden Bird Nest Box from CJ Wildlife. These durable nesting boxes have been designed and developed as part of their Vivara Professional range so that they will not rot or deteriorate.

Every WoodStone® nest box is guaranteed for 10 years.

The 28mm hole nest box will attract Tree Sparrows, Blue Tits, Coal Tits, Flycatchers and Great Tits.

We recommend using aluminium nails (supplied) to hang due to the weight of the nest box and to limit any damage caused to trees.

The WoodStone® nest boxes are made from a mix of concrete and FSC wood fibres. They are particularly resilient against attacks from predators like woodpeckers, cats and squirrels. It also insulates the nest box which creates a more consistent internal temperature which is especially important during the breeding season and ensures that young birds have a greater chance of survival.

Material: Woodstone (Concrete and wood fibre mix)
Colour: Brown
Size: 26cm H x 22.5cm W x 15cm D
Weight: 4kg
Hole Size: 28mm
Guarantee: 10 Years
Suitable for: The Tit Family Pied Flycatchers and Tree Sparrows

WoodStone Seville 32mm Nest Box

Ref: CJ-906500119


Price: 17.49 (Including VAT at 20%)


Quantity:  




ON SALE £17.49 (RRP £19.99)

The WoodStone® Seville Nest Box from CJ Wildlife has been designed and developed as part of their Vivara range. These boxes will not rot over time or deteriorate. Every WoodStone® nest box from CJ Wildlife is guaranteed for 10 years.

The 32mm hole nest box will attract Great Tits, Pied Flycatchers, Tree Sparrows and House Sparrows.

We recommend using aluminium nails (supplied) to hang due to the weight of the nest box and to limit any damage to trees.

WoodStone® is constructed from a mix of concrete and FSC wood fibres, so will safeguard the nesting birds against attacks from predators like woodpeckers, cats and squirrels. The material insulates the nest which creates a more consistent internal temperature than an ordinary wooden box. This is especially important during the breeding season and ensures that young birds have a greater chance of survival.

Material: Woodstone (Concrete and wood fibre mix)
Colour: Brown
Size: 26cm H x 22.5cm W x 15cm D
Weight: 4kg
Hole Size: 32mm
Guarantee: 10 Years
Suitable for: Great Tits, Pied Flycatchers and Sparrows.

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