nesting boxes

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  • There was a row of nesting boxes along one side close to the floor. Cited from The Adventures of Jimmy Skunk, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • They have been known also to lay their eggs in nesting boxes put up for their accommodation. Cited from The Bird Study Book, by Thomas Gilbert Pearson
  • In an award-winning program, nesting boxes for these rare birds were established in several bridges.
  • VDOT employees who work on the bridge can see the nesting box on top of the tower from where they work.
  • These structures replaced old wooden nesting boxes and were readily accepted by the species.
  • No nesting box, nothing to play with, no food dish.
  • This species will also nest in a nesting box.
  • The provision of nesting boxes has had some success and offers some hope for increasing the proportion of breeding individuals.
  • The landscaping has been designed to attract birds, and nesting boxes for the birds have been provided.
  • Attacks by starlings can be reduced if the nesting box opening is kept to diameter to avoid takeover.
  • They usually nest in cavities in trees close to water, although they will take advantage of nesting boxes in wetland locations if available.
  • The development of the artificial nesting box in the 1930s gave an additional boost to wood duck production.
  • The park has since been home to a wide range of wildlife and with nesting boxes being provided, breeding birds have regularly returned to the park over the years.
  • It would have held some 200 nesting boxes and would have supplied the castle with fresh eggs and meat.
  • Few birds more readily accept the shelter of a nesting box; the same hole is returned to year after year, and when one pair dies another takes possession.
  • They will lay 5 to 8 white eggs in a nesting box.
  • Their annual production is significantly increased by the placement of nesting boxes on refuge wetlands.
  • Inside the upper part of the tower is a 17th-century dovecote lined with brick nesting boxes.
  • The cats lived in nesting boxes in the opposite corner of the shed from the dogs.
  • Eastern screech owls will also use nesting boxes erected by humans.
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