Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide

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You'll find expert advice on making and maintaining homes for any garden birds with easy-to-follow diagrams.
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A mine of information for novice builders and experienced constructers alike. You'll find expert advice on making and maintaining homes for any garden birds with easy-to-follow diagrams. It also includes profiles on popular species, tips to beat predators and much more.

Written by David Cromack with a foreword by wildlife expert Nick Baker, this new book provides the perfect guide to building, erecting and monitoring nestboxes for a broad range of bird species.

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.

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



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