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Nestboxes: Your Complete Guide


Whether you want to buy or build your own, this fully illustrated 162-page guide by the British Trust for Ornithology reveals everything you need to know about nestboxes. 

Easy to follow instructions explain how to build wooden boxes to attract a range of British birds, even if you’re a first-time woodworker. There’s also plenty of sound advice on locating and caring for your nestboxes.


Written by David Cromack with a foreword Nick Baker, this colourful guide also includes profiles on popular species, tips on beating predators, cultivating a wildlife-friendly garden and much more.


  • Step-by-step illustrated instructions for constructing tried and tested nestbox designs

  • Profiles of garden bird species that regularly use nestboxes

  • Box designs for less common garden visitors

  • Practical advice on the best position 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

  • Providing refuges for hedgehogs and other garden animals

  • 162 pages, colour


NestBoxes: Your Complete Guide

£10.99 - buy now at

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