I was given this nest box as a gift at Christmas. I'd like to put it up in the garden now so the birds can get used to it. My garden isn't that big so I'm not sure where to put it? I already have a box in my tree so my question is how close can I put this to my existing box? This new box has a hook to hang it up by, so could I somehow fasten it to my fence which is about 5-6ft tall fence? Would this be high enough off the ground?
The only other place I can think to put it is to hang it from the shed by a hanging basket hook. The problem with this option is it means it would only be about 6 ft away from the existing box, and also I suppose cats could climb on the shed.
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
Hi Alan, I've had blue tits in my current box. I'm not sure what the new box I s for the opening looks the same size so I suppose blue tits could use it too.
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