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Kestrel Nest Box
    Kestrel Nest Box
Kestrel Nest Box
Kestrel Nest Box
    Kestrel Nest Box
Kestrel Nest Box

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The Kestrel is a bird of prey that seeks its food on the ground. Farmers and foresters welcome it because of its preference for field mice which, together with other types of mice, account for 80 or even 90 per cent of its diet. Kestrels tend to remain in the same area.

Specifications

Siting & positioning:
On solitary trees, quiet places on the edge of woodlands, barns in open countryside, electricity masts, silos, wind generators, etc. The following sites are recommended in urban areas: large buildings, high walls, chimneys, industrial buildings, churches, etc. In the absence of trees the boxes can be installed on high poles to assist the birds in their hunt for mice. Minimum height: 2.5 to 3 m.

Entrance hole should face south-east or away from the prevailing wind. Alternatively under rafters, in recesses on historic buildings, in gaps in masonry, etc.

Bedding:
To encourage the birds to adopt the box a mixture of coarse sawdust, wood shavings and washed sand should be moistened and placed inside.

Entrance hole:
170mm x 240mm

Occupants:
Kestrel

Material:
SCHWEGLER wood-concrete.

Delivery includes:
Nestbox
Bedding
Galv. metal hanger & hooks
Perch

Colour:
Classic brown

Dimensions:
Interior of nesting chamber:
Height: 340mm
Width: 300mm
Depth: 300mm

Outside:
Height: 360mm
Width 330mm
Depth: 450mm

Weight:
13kg approx.

Delivery

Standard* FREE Next Working Day Delivery when you spend £30.00 & above to most of the UK. Some outlying areas including Highlands & Islands may incur a surcharge and delivery can take up to 3 days. 

Live Food orders placed by 1pm are despatched by FREE Royal Mail 1st Class Post direct from supplier and are not counted in your £30 basket total. Allow up to 3 days for 1st Class Post delivery.

Drop Ship Ark Environmental orders (Schwegler and Vivara Pro) are despatched direct from the UK distributors via 3 to 5 Day Delivery. Next day delivery can be arranged and is charged at cost, please ring free phone 0800 085 4865 if required.

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  • Can be used in the countryside or urban areas
  • Nestbox includes bedding, hanger, hooks and perch

Schwegler No. 28 Kestrel Nestbox

Regular price
£196.99
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£196.99
Regular price
  • Can be used in the countryside or urban areas
  • Nestbox includes bedding, hanger, hooks and perch
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