IB GZ 05 Swift built-in nest box (new construction)

Item number: 901540120
Outer dimensions (w x h x d) (cm): 42 x 18 x 18,1
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FSC certified:

This built-in brick provides nesting opportunities for the swift and can be used in new construction projects. With its 15 cm deep internal bottom dimension, it gives swifts the optimal nesting space.

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This built-in nesting box is suitable as compensation for swifts’ nest sites in the facade and is used in new construction. The height of this recessed stone fits perfectly into 3-layer waal format. The cabinet can be applied either with the entrance opening on the left or on the right.

House sparrows also like to use this built-in nest box. For discovery of the nest box by swifts, this is beneficial. If the swift wants to take over the nest box from the house sparrow, the sparrows will be thrown out without mercy.

The built-in nest box is made of FSC wood concrete with a waterproof glued plywood back wall and meets all the requirements of the Bij12 Knowledge Document Swift.

  • Build the built-in nest box with the front side flush with the facade horizontally and preferably several together with a minimum distance of 50 cm horizontally and vertically.
  • Where possible, build built-in cabinets high up and under the eaves. If that is not possible, build in at least 4 meters high in the facade.
  • Do not build in cabinets directly over doors or windows.
  • Facades between north and east are preferred. A different wind direction is also possible (for example, directly under the roof overhang). Do not build the stays where there is full sun all day and not on southwest facades because of rain intrusion.
  • Do not add nesting material.

This built-in nest box does not require cleaning. Swifts themselves will work out excess nesting material (for example, if a house sparrow has been in it).

  • Item number: 901540120
  • Weight (kg):6.7
  • Outer dimensions (w x h x d) (cm):42 x 18 x 18,1
  • Inner dimension (w x h x d) (cm):37 x 13 x 15
  • Material:Woodstone┬«
  • Colour:Grijs
  • Fly-in opening:30 x 65
  • Soortgroep:Swifts
  • Type:Swift
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