Nuthatch Nest Boxes
The Nuthatch requires a small nest box with a 32mm entrance hole. the Nuthatch box should be positioned approximately 3 meters or more above ground with a clear flight path to the bird box. The nuthatch will plaster mud around the entrance, side and roof of the nest cavity, the floor is lined with wood chippings and leaves and then egg laying starts between early April and mid June, nuthatches occasionally have two broods. They can lay upto 8 eggs which are white with reddish specks, incubation takes 2 - 3 weeks and then the nuthatch chicks will fledge about 3 - 4 weeks later.