20 best buy bird boxes
These boxes are tailor-made for specific birds. Some, like those for starlings, swifts, house sparrows and kestrels, are best suited to cities, while others will be welcome to countryside dwellers.
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Blackbirds will appreciate the extra space in this open-front box, though robins and wrens might like it, too. Blackbirds can have up to five broods a year, so wait until October before giving it a clean.
What: Blackbird Nest Box (H 22cm x W 22cm x D 25cm)
From: CJ WildBird Foods, 0800 731 2820, www.birdfood.co.uk Price £12.99 plus £1.99 p&p per order under £50 (orders over £50 free)