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Sparrow Terrace Nest Box

  • Designed especially for House Sparrows
  • Constructed to RSPB guideline specifications
Sparrow Terrace Nest Box
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Sparrows have been a vibrant and vital part of our environment for centuries, but their numbers are now seriously declining. This is particularly noticeable in our towns and cities. Lack of nesting space is one of the major problems faced by sparrows, and so providing these birds with a safe and secure habitat and nesting environment is a great way to help ensure their future survival.

The Sparrow Terrace is the perfect way to provide much-needed nesting places for these endangered birds. The Terrace consists of three separate nest boxes which can be fitted next to each other in versatile ways, allowing these colonial birds to nest near to one another. The boxes have a 32mm entrance hole which is the perfect size for sparrows and are constructed from exterior grade FSC plywood, coated with a non-toxic, water based preservative making it long-lasting and durable. The fixed roof allows fitting right up to the eaves, which is perfect for these birds, and the slide out floor allows inspection and cleaning whilst improving ventilation and drainage.

The boxes can be hung to fit the shape of any building: horizontally or vertically, diagonally to fit gable eaves or A-shaped for a gable apex. The Terrace should be installed at least two to four metres off the ground making sure that there is a clear flight path to the nest. Boxes may also be sited directly under the eaves, but make sure that they are away from areas used by house martins. It is simple to add more compatible sparrow boxes later to suit your expanding colony (see images). 

Boxes can be put together using the plastic pegs provided. These are used to connect one box to the next and also to block off any holes in the sides. Boxes are fixed to the wall with two screws, one each in the left and right box.





* Height: 240mm
* Width: 376mm
* Depth: 170mm
* Weight: 2.2kg


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  • Excellent product
    By Jane 19 Nov 2014
    I was delighted to receive the nest boxes so quickly and was even more pleased with how well constructed and solid they are. Great service from NHBS; the 5 stars are definitely deserved.

    Whether I can tempt sparrows to set up home in the boxes is another matter... I'll keep my fingers crossed.
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  • Designed especially for House Sparrows
  • Constructed to RSPB guideline specifications
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