Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide

Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide cover
Dave Cromack
BTO Services Ltd., 2018
162pp
ISBN: 978-1-908581-84-6
RRP: £8.95

Building your own nestbox and watching a pair of birds raise a successful brood will bring pleasure to the whole family, and this book provides all you need to know to get started.

Contents

Written by Dave Cromack and drawing on the BTO's expertise, this new book provides the perfect guide to building, erecting and monitoring nestboxes for a broad range of bird species.

It includes:

  • Step-by-step illustrated instructions for constructing proven nestbox designs;
  • Profiles of garden bird species that regularly use nestboxes;
  • Box designs for less common garden visitors;
  • Practical advice on the best positions for your nestboxes;
  • How to protect nesting birds from cats and other predators;
  • The best materials and tools to use;
  • Tips on repairing and preserving nestboxes;
  • Advice on providing refuges for Hedgehogs and other garden animals.

Published by BTO Services Ltd with the support of Jacobi Jayne & Company.

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