Conservation Bat Box
Product code: 10650
The Conservation Bat Box is a high-specification habitat aimed at conservation professionals and pro landscapers.
A large attractive general-purpose crevice bat box designed for a variety of speicies. With its twin vertical chambers, angled cut-away front showing ladder style grooves, the Conservation Bat Box allows the bat to climb into the preferred chamber. The chambers may be accessed for inspection by licensed bat workers via the hinged roof which is secured by a removable screw.
Handmade from untreated solid, high quality, durable FSC timber, it provides longevity and excellent insulation. Bats are very sensitive to smell and will be deterred by any treatments applied.The decorative finish on the front is water-based paint only. The design of the bat box means that bat droppings will fall to the floor so that cleaning by a licenced bat worker is NOT required.
Dimensions: 45 x 33 x 14 cm.
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The bat box should be sited high up between 2.5m and 5m on a building or mature tree using the pre-drilled recycled plastic hanger.. The ideal aspect is so the box receives only part sun during the day North, South West or South East. If it is on an existing feeding or flight route you are more likely to get occupation.
Bats are a schedule 1 protected species under the Wildlife & Countryside Act. It is illegal for any member of the public to disturb a roost, handle or kill any bat. Bat boxes therefore may only be inspected by a licensed bat worker. However, you can monitor your bat box without disturbance, look for mouse-sized droppings beneath the box as a clue to occupation or observe from a distance at dusk to see if bats are exiting the box to hunt.
H 450mm W 330mm L 140mm
We aim for next working day delivery on all UK mainland orders received before 3.00pm. Where products need to be made to order or are not a regular stock item, or during busy times of year, despatch times may be longer. Schwegler products need to be ordered by 11am for next day delivery.
If your order is urgent please call us on 01451 833 181. There is usually an additional charge for timed delivery.
We will always use a reputable courier company and require a signature on delivery. Smaller items are usually shipped using Royal Mail or Interlink, and larger items are sent usingTNT or Tuffnells. Palletised deliveries are with Hacklings.
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We can deliver to anywhere in the world, but you may need to contact us for a quote.
UK mainland delivery starts at £6.67 ex VAT, while Highlands and Islands delivery starts at £12.50. You can calculate shipping costs using the basket.
If you receive damaged items or the wrong goods, please let us know straight away so that we can arrange for them to be returned to us and replaced as quickly as possible.
You will need to obtain a Returns Number - please call us on 01451 833181 or email email@example.com
Please return goods, WITH THE RETURNS NUMBER MARKED ON THE PARCEL to: Wildcare, Eastgate House, Moreton Road, Longborough, GL56 0QJ
We may ask for a photograph any damaged items before we agree to replace them.