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Nest Boxes in 2011


Chard Reservoir Nature Reserve Woodland Nesting Boxes. 2010/11

The volunteers have finished cleaning, repairing and recording the nesting boxes erected in the woodland.

A total of 91 boxes are in place.

88 of these are small species boxes. 65 boxes contained nests, mostly Tits.

The remainder of the boxes had evidence of roosting.

4 boxes were used by Nuthatch.

3 boxes are large owl boxes and remain unexamined.

Evidence of dormice nests in seven boxes.

Work conducted by volunteers, Henry Miller, Peter Leach and Lewis Bates

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