WILD BIRD HOUSES & NESTING BOXES
With over 60 different species known to use nesting boxes in the UK, the best bird houses are sure to attract welcome visitors to your garden. Blue tits, great tits, coal tits, nuthatches, sparrows, robins, starlings and tawny owls could all take up residence. The wild birds that you can attract will depend on the type of bird houses that you choose and where you locate them.
BIRD HOUSES FOR YOUR FAVOURITE WILD BIRDS
Whilst some species of birds are flourishing in the UK, others are in decline. It makes sense to provide a bird house which will be attractive to birds like sparrows and starlings as they need a little help in order to thrive. If this idea sounds appealing then check out the requirements of the birds you are interested in to discover the type of bird house which will best suit their needs.
SAFE BIRD HOUSES FOR WILD BIRDS
At Little Peckers we have a wonderful range of affordable bird houses which would make attractive additions to your garden whilst helping the wild birds. Bird house are best made from wood as this material is insulating without presenting the danger of overheating. It is weatherproof and will not cause condensation to form. This is important as condensation will create damp conditions for the birds. Wood also provides the rough surface which is safest for birds and chicks when they wish to access or leave the bird house.
All of our wooden bird houses are designed and constructed to be safe havens for wild birds and have no features or sharp elements which could injure them. Birds require only simple nesting boxes and so you don?t need to worry about investing in extravagant designer bird houses if they are beyond your budget. The birds will be just as grateful for cheap bird houses that will provide the security and shelter that they need!
If you are looking for a wild bird nesting box, you have come to the right place. We have an excellent range of low cost, affordable bird boxes and houses. Our birdhouses provide a safe, cosy, comfy home for wild birds to raise their young.
Different types of bird boxes
Many species of native wild birds continue to flourish in the UK whilst others now have falling populations. You may have particular favourites which you are keen to attract to your garden and so you should check out what type of bird box would best suit their needs. However, it is a great idea to choose the best nesting boxes for the species which are in decline like sparrows and starlings. Then you can give them a little helping hand.
We sell numerous different bird box designs and shapes, whether you prefer a bird box that blends in, or stands out, we will have one to suit you. We sell durable, safe bird boxes of the highest quality which are extremely easy to put up. Little Peckers also does bird boxes that are designed for specific bird species, such as bluebird nesting boxes.Wood is the perfect material for nesting boxes as it is insulating and so keeps the birds and their chicks warm on colder days. When the weather gets warmer, a wooden nesting box will not become excessively hot inside and so the birds will never overheat. Wooden nesting boxes will also be free from condensation which can cause young birds to become damp. The rough surface means that birds can enter and leave the nesting box safely.
Birds naturally build nests in all sorts of places, from in the roof of a garage to inside a tree. However, in some areas wild birds have difficulty finding a safe place to nest. Bird nesting boxes that are put in trees can mimic their natural nesting places. Having a nesting box for birds can attract a wide variety of birds to your garden.
Bird species and nesting boxes
The type of bird that decides to reside within your nesting box depends a lot on the size, shape design, and placement of your bird house. Approximately 60 different species of birds use nest boxes, with the most common being blue tits and great tits.
You might also see other birds such as sparrows, wrens, starlings, blackbirds and robins using your birdbox. Small birds like to have nesting boxes that have entry holes that they can just squeeze through, as this helps protect them from predictors.
Where to place your bird box
The placement of your nesting box is crucial, as it will have a big impact on whether or not birds take up residence in it. Find a tree or a wall that’s not constantly in direct sunlight, is away from potential predators, well sheltered and at least 1.5 metres off the ground.
Watching a wild bird family take up residence, grow and flourish in your bird box is a wonderful experience. From a distance you can watch the baby birds poking their heads out of the nesting boxes, and if you are lucky, spreading their wings for the first time.
Unbeatable prices and deals
We have boxes and designs to suit every taste and budget. Nesting boxes can really help the wild bird population, don’t let the birds in your garden go without the luxury of a convenient place to shelter their family. Take advantage of low prices and special offers and buy a wild bird nesting box for your garden online today with Little Peckers.
We are sure that you will find the perfect bird house in the Little Peckers collection. You will also discover an exceptional range of wild bird feed, wild bird feeders and bird baths. If you would like to take advantage of our exclusive deals and special offers then sign up for our newsletter and follow us on social media. When it comes to our amazing deals, the early bird catches the worm!
Providing a secure and insulated haven for wild birds, nesting boxes are used by as many as 60 different species in the UK. Great tits, greenfinches, blue tits, robins, sparrows, starlings and even owls will be attracted to the right nesting boxes. By investing in a bird house or nesting box you can ensure that you are helping the wild birds and that your garden is a great place to see them.
Enjoying the sound of the new chicks cheeping away doesn?t have to cost the earth if you buy your nesting boxes from Little Peckers. Our affordable nesting boxes are available in a variety of styles and you won?t be selling the wild birds short. Birds aren?t worried about designer bird houses because they don?t need a luxury pad. Our cheap nesting boxes are designed with the birds? needs in mind and so will certainly hit the mark.