Category: Nest boxes

  • Attenborough Arboretum Nest Boxes

    Today a small group of members went to Attenborough Arboretum to check on the 22 SLB nest boxes and repair and or re-site as necessary. Before then though we undertook a check of the 2 SLB boxes in the churchyard at Blaby All Saints church. This revealed 2 great tit nests one successfully fledged another […]

  • SLB Nest Boxes at Rectory Farm

    Club members consisting of Dave J, Brian P, Roger, John, Jane H, Martin W & Graham had a visit to Rectory Farm on Monday 22nd October to clean and replace the existing boxes as necessary. We replaced 2 boxes, refurbished another and added 2 more including a superb little owl type box which we placed […]

  • All Saints Parish Church Nest Boxes

    Before we set off to Rectory Farm we had one small job to undertake in the church yard – placing two sparrow colony boxes in trees near the south entrance to the church yard. Thanks to Brian Pepall for the professional looking boxes he had made and donated and to Ben Lee for providing the […]

  • SLB Nest Boxes at Rectory Farm

    After our recent successful erection of bird boxes at the Attenborough Arboretum it was time to carry out a post breeding visit to Rectory Farm to check on our boxes there. The first copse contained twelve boxes and I’m pleased to report that all but three had been used (or at least were full of […]

  • Attenborough Arboretum Nest Boxes

    Six members of the group put up 22 nest boxes in the Arboretum grounds, off Knighton Road, Leicester – 14 tit boxes and 8 open fronted robin type boxes.  A mix of trees and height of box were used and monitoring of the success or otherwise of the various locations will be undertaken following next […]

  • SLB Bird Boxes at Rectory Farm, Great Easton

    Following on from Phil Johnson talk at our December indoor meeting it came to light that the bird boxes we had placed in two of the spinneys on the farm were no longer being monitored by Dr Colin Hewitt. It was therefore decided to arrange for a working party to visit the farm to clean […]