Schwegler No.5 Tawny Owl Box

£73.61 Ex. VAT
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The Schwegler No. 5 box made from woodcrete and in use in woodlands all over Europe. It is a large cylindrical nesting box that closely imitates the natural nesting conditions of a hollow tree, providing an excellent and successful artificial alternative for the Tawny Owl. The Tawny Owl can be encouraged to use the nest box if a thick layer of wood shavings is spread over the recess in the floor.

Occupants: Tawny Owls, Stock Doves, Jackdaws. Goosanders and Goldeneyes too, in some areas.

  • External Dimensions:
  • W 25cm diameter
  • H 44cm
  • Entrance size: 110x120mm
  • Weight: 9.2kg


Installation: The nest box should not be any lower than 10ft off the ground and should face NE to SE if exposed to elements. Allow a clear flight path to the entrance of the box if placing in a tree or bush. Note: Female Tawny Owls may attack humans when they feel they are in danger. It is best not install the nest box in a regular human visited area.

Includes nest box, hanger, mounting black and aluminium nail

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