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Wildlife World Robin Teapot Nester

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The box is held together with brass screws, they will last forever almost. There is a removable hatch for easy access to empty and clean the box ready for the next season.

Robin Ceramic Teapot Nester - Primrose

The robin is justifiably one of my favourite birds, the way they follow us around the garden waiting for us to turn over worms, seeds and insects truly makes them the gardener’s companion. They can become so brave that they will eat from your hand. I love their song too, robins sing all year round but particularly loudly when they are holding territories. I imagine the ceramic material with remain cool in the hot sun while providing enough shelter from the wind and rain.I mounted a little ceramic teapot nester in the ivy outside my conservatory. It had been there about three years, with nothing taking any interest. In Feb, I noticed that there was moss in there and, on closer examination, realised that there was an almost complete nest in there! I was pretty sure it was a robin and a trail cam confirmed this. I then set up a camera and gradually moved it closer and closer, ensuring it did not disturb her building. It is a beautiful nest and a lovely image on the camera. When allowing ivy or plants to grow up and around the bird box, a little cover can be vital for obscuring the Robin's nesting area from predators and people.

Where to put a Robin nest box - Bird Barn Where to put a Robin nest box - Bird Barn

Friendly robins will make themselves quite at home in this ceramic teapot nester from Wildlife World. Territorial little fellows, once they move in they’ll become quite the companion in the garden. A robin’s nesting box should be placed in a secluded position with plenty of cover. Ivy, shrubs, and climbing plants over good coverage. They should have shelter from direct sunlight and high winds, and preferably away from any places that predators regularly patrol, particularly cats. When setting up a bird box deep into ivy or blooming growth of leaf's, its essential its fixed to an area that is not hard to access later.

Craft a special location in your garden for a Robin to nest in a bird box, placement of said box is vital, but keeping the birds safe is your priority.

Teapot Nester - Giddy Gate Farm - Green Glazed Finish

If you have blooming, nuisance ivy growing in an area in your garden, well it might be pain, it actually might be the idea location.Made in a treated timber with a painted roof for decoration, its built with 15mm walls for insulation while allowing the box to not get too hot. Harrison's: Robin Nest Box If your garden provides a ready-made nesting box, that far reduces the work they need to do, although the robins will still seek materials to give the nest a soft interior lining.

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