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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.

Open Birch Log Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905230119


Price: 8.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Open Log Nesting Box by CJ Wildlife.

This nest box is made from a natural birch log with a semi-open front so it is ideal for Robins, Wrens, Wagtails and Blackbirds. As this is a natural product the dimensions may vary slightly.

There has been quite a shortage of natural nesting sites over recent years, which is thought to be one of the major factors behind the decline of some of our once most common birds. By installing natural-looking nest boxes, such as this, which replicates a bird's natural nesting habitat, you can encourage them to breed.

Dimensions (approximate): 27cm high x 17cm wide x 21cm long.



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House Martin Nest Box

Ref: NKH2


Price: 8.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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House Martin Nest Box. Purpose-made nest box for House Martins.

Moulded clay effect nest on a fibreboard backing. Backing timber measures: 24cm x 14.5cm, dia of nest internally 16cm.



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Swallow Nest Box

Ref: NKB2


Price: 12.49 (Including VAT at 20%)


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A Swallow Nest by CJ Wildlife. A purpose made, easy to install, nesting place for Swallows.

Get ready for the arrival of Swallows in Spring by placing these little nests in an enclosed or sheltered area like an outbuilding or under high eaves.

Swallows love to use an open nest, preferably in large open buildings, which allow easy access through doors or windows.

Swallows are amazing birds who head from the UK to the southern tip of Africa for the winter, an incredible journey, and they reurn to the UK in April. Their first priority is finding a nesting place but with the demolishing of old buildings and conversion of farm barns it becomes increasingly hard for them to find safe nesting sites. By installing these nests you will be helping them survive their first weeks of breeding.

Made of moulded grey woodcrete this nest is attached to a plywood backboard. Measures 20cm W x 12cm H x 11cm D. Dia. of nest 17.5cm.



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Brecon 28mm Wooden 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



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Brecon 32mm Wooden Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905080419

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Price: 12.99 (Including VAT at 20%)





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



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Brecon Open Fronted Wooden 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



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4. CJW Open-Fronted Blackbird Nest Box
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CJW Robin & Wren Wooden Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905760419


Price: 15.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Robin & Wren Wooden Nesting Box by CJ Wildlife. All wooden box with green painted roof.

A 'wonky cube' design with a large, wide half-open access hole of this nest box makes this a very popular home for Robins and Wrens.

All CJW Vivara Bird Boxes are made from FSC timber from sustainable sources. Made in: The Netherlands

The shortage of natural nesting sites is thought to be one of the major factors behind the decline of some of our once most-common garden birds. By putting up nest boxes in our gardens, which replicates a bird's natural nesting preferences, you can encourage them to breed near your home.

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CJW Aruba Wooden Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905060119


Price: 17.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Aruba Wooden Bird Nesting box by CJ Wildlife.

An apex design with green painted roof and removable front face for cleaning. All CJW Vivara Bird Boxes are made from FSC timber from sustainable sources.

The shortage of natural nesting sites is thought to be one of the major factors behind the decline of some of our once most-common garden birds. By putting up nest boxes in our gardens, which replicates a bird's natural nesting preferences, you can encourage them to breed near your home.

Dimensions: 19.5cm wide x 16cm deep x 30cm high. Hole Size: 28cm. Material: FSC timber. Made in: The Netherlands

Suitable for: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Crested Tit, Tree Sparrow, Pied Flycatcher

CJW Portland Slate Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905800219


Price: 18.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Portland Slate Roofed Nesting Box by CJ Wildlife.

This wooden nest box with its slate roof has a 28cm hole, perfect for the tit family and tree sparrows, it will make an attractive addition to any garden.

The shortage of natural nesting sites is thought to be one of the major factors behind the decline of some of our once most-common garden birds. By putting up nest boxes in our gardens, which replicates a bird's natural nesting preferences, you can encourage them to breed near your home.

Dimensions: 12.5cm wide x 12cm deep x 23cm high. Hole Size: 28cm. Materials: FSC timber with slate tile roof. Made in: The Netherlands

Suitable for: Tree Sparrows, Blue Tits, Coal Tits, Great Tits and Crested Tits.

CJW Open-Fronted Blackbird Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905100119


Price: 19.99 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Wooden Open-Fronted Blackbird Nest Box by CJ Wildlife. All CJW Vivara Bird Boxes are made from FSC timber from sustainable sources. Wooden Nest Box with green painted roof.

Different species prefer different nest boxes and these open nest boxes have been designed by the CJW team of ornithologists to optimum dimensions for the species concerned. Look out for regular visitors to your garden and choose a box which best suits their needs.

There is a shortage of natural nesting sites, which is thought to be one of the major factors behind the decline of some of our once most-common birds. By putting up nest boxes, such as this, which replicates a bird's natural nesting preferences, you can encourage them to breed near your home.

Dimensions: 18.5cm wide x 25cm deep x 21.5cm high. Open front suitable for Blackbirds, Wagtails, Thrushes and Robins and Wrens (if well hidden). Material: FSC timber. Made in: The Netherlands

Teak Kent Bird House
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Teak Kent Bird House

Ref: WTKENT


Price: 16.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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A Bird House of superb quality made by Westminster Teak.

FANTASTIC CHRISTMAS SALE - BUY NOW AT £16 - (RRP £39.00)

Westminster are renowned for their high quality teak furniture and this range of bird tables and bird boxes carries their quality stamp.

The Kent Bird House is a large bird nesting box, made of teak throughout, for fixing to a wall, fence or tree.

Beautifully finished, we cannot emphasise the quality of the Westminster products enough, it has an access door on the side to aid the annual cleaning.

Measures overall externally:
27cm wide x 19cm deep x 45cm high.



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Teak Devon Bird House

Ref: WTDEVON


Price: 49.00 (Including VAT at 20%)


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Westminster Teak Devon Bird Nesting Box - a top quality large Bird Box.

A very grand Bird House made by Westminster Teak. Westminster are renowned for their high quality teak furniture and this range of bird tables and bird boxes carries their quality stamp.

The Devon Bird Box is a large bird house of solid teak with a wall bracket, also teak, for placing on a wall or fence.

There is an access door at the back, with hidden hinges, for cleaning the house at the end of each season.

Such an unusual design, this really is a bird house to be seen and not hidden in a tree!

Measures overall externally:
21cm square x 39cm high, 53cm high incl bracket and hangs 44cm from wall overall.



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House Sparrow Terrace Nest Box

Ref: CJ-905150119


Price: 37.50 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The House Sparrow Nesting Terrace from CJ Wildlife. Made with sustainable FSC timber it provides 3 compartments inside for these once common birds who love to be in a community and live close to one another.

The House Sparrow was once one of our most common wild birds, but populations have sharply declined in recent years, partly due to a lack of natural nesting sites. You can help combat this by erecting a House Sparrow Terrace on an outside wall close to the eaves of your house.

Try to choose a site on a house wall so you can face the box between north and southeast thus avoiding prevailing winds and strong sunlight. The hole size is 32mm which is perfect for house and tree sparrows.

Dimensions: 30cm wide x 14cm deep x 30cm high. Hole size: 32mm.

Garden Wildlife & Feeder Box

Ref: G03201


Price: 27.95 (Including VAT at 20%)


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The Brittany Garden Wildlife Box is a fantastic multi-purpose solution to encouraging numerous species of birds and wildlife to your garden.

The Wildlife Box is a wall mounted, metal bucket-shaped box, with multiple facia options according to what kind of wildlife you wish to use it for at a particular time of year.

It allows you to promote biodiversity in your garden and is a perfect shelter for many birds and insects.

Features:
Tough galvanised metal with paint finish in two colour options
2 year warranty against manufacturers defects
Five use options, 6 items included in box
Dimensions: 16cm high x 18cm dia. (6.5 ins x 7.5 ins dia)


Available in either an olive green or an anthracite grey, the Garden Life Box can be changed into the following;

* A Bird Nesting Box, with 30cm hole for most garden birds.
* A Bird Seed Feeder, offering an open tray of seeds with a perch
* A Suet Ball Feeder, with food stick to add fatballs, fruit or bread
* A Bumble Bee Haven. Place dead leaves, grass and bark behind the hole plate to encourage nesting
* A Shelter for butterflies, lacewings, earwigs and ladybugs.



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