Red Squirrel Nest Box
Give the red squirrels a fighting chance with our handmade Red Squirrel Nest Box. Designed specifically for red squirrels, but also suitable for grey squirrels, this nesting box provides a safe and secure home for these beloved creatures. With the loss of their natural habitat and increased competition from the American grey squirrel, it's more important than ever to support our native red squirrels. Our nest box is made from high-quality materials and crafted with care to ensure a comfortable and safe home for these animals. Give back to nature and help protect our local wildlife with our Red Squirrel Nest Box.
This nest box has a host of features that ensure that the occupants are safe from predators such as pine martens.
- Deep nest box.
- Two entrance/exit holes – one on the front centre and one on the side.
- Internal and external ladder features enable to young to climb the slippery sides of the box.
- Perching ledge that needs to fit on the box on receipt.
- The pitched roof which sheds rain away from the nest box
- Removal of front panel to allow box cleaning
- Slow-seasoned untreated FSC certified timber is used to negate the need to use any chemicals preservatives which may deter sensitive mammals from using the nest box.
Wooden Drey for Red Squirrels should be sited high in mature woodland between 3m and 4m using the backplate mount. Face the box away from both direct sunlight and the prevailing weather. You may fill the box to half full with dehydrated nesting material such as leaves, straw or hay.
Dimensions: 545 x 245 x 290 mm