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Starling Nestbox - Marine ply

Starling Nestbox - Marine ply

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Starling Nest Box - marine ply

This starling nest box has been hand made in the gardenature workshops using high grade marine ply. This starling box has the option of a keyhole fixing or two pre-drilled holes for hanging against a tree or flat surface. The plywood starling box has four aeration holes in the base of the box.

We also offer starling boxes with a camera already installed, wired and wireless versions are available.

Starling nesting box features:

  • The Starling box entrance hole is 45mm
  •  4 drain holes in the bird box floor 
  • The front and top panels are screwed into position for ease of removal 
  • Optional keyhole fixing for tree hanging or two pre-drilled holes for flat surfaces

Starling Box Dimensions:

 H 400 x W 170 x D 170 mm
Material: 12mm Bonded marine ply
Weight: 2.9kg 

Cleaning out the Starling box is recommended to be in the months of September and October.

Starling Facts

Smaller than blackbirds, with a short tail, pointed head, triangular wings, starlings look black at a distance but when seen closer they are very glossy with a sheen of purples and greens. Their flight is fast and direct and they walk and run confidently on the ground. Noisy and gregarious, starlings spend a lot of the year in flocks. Still one of the commonest of garden birds.

Conspicuous and widespread in the UK, they are seen everywhere except for the highest parts of the Scottish Highlands. They are most abundant in southern England and are more thinly distributed in upland areas with moorland. Still one of the UK's commonest garden birds. Huge roosts are found in plantations, reed beds and city centres.

Starlings can be seen all year round. Large numbers arrive in the autumn to spend the winter here. Their diet is mainly Insects and fruit.

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