Barn Owl nest box
It is now very popular to have a barn owl nest box put up in your own garden, in particular if you live near a wood or farm. With TV programs about nature, it is frequently mentioned that it can help, considerably, to have a barn owl nest box installed in areas where they are likely to be.
All too often their natural habitats are destroyed due to development and diversification of farming land. It is a fact, that Barn owls will actually take to a man made nest, so long as it is well made and installed in a secure manner.
This particular box has been manufactured with the barn owl in mind, it is secure, has the correct amount of room available and incorporates design features dictated by many organisations, including the barn owl trust. The box is crafted from the Best Marine grade ply available and has been weatherproofed.
A back plate has been secured to the box to ensure you can easily secure the nest box to a tree that is uneven, there are also convenient large holes on the top to ensure you can haul it up a tree with rope if that makes it easier for you. The back of the nest box is fully strengthened with extra battens for long life.
To ensure the box can be kept clean form season to season, a Double inspection hatch is provided to give you full access to the floor of the nest for cleaning or inspection
A generous weather "canopy" that protects both the pophole and the landing platform from the worst weather.
The completely assembled box weighs in at around 8.5kgs. and is supplied to you by courier fully assembled.
Although it is designed to attract barn owls - there may well be Tawnies or even ducks take up residence!
Height 73cm x width 62cm x body depth 34cm
Pophole: 12.5cm x 12.5cm (max)
Pophole sill to floor: 44cm
Platform: 18cm x 48cm
Inspection Hatches: 33cm x 28cm
Weight: 8.5kgs approx.