Last weekend I spent half a day building some boxes to replace the dilapidated ones at the Bowland Wild Boar Park in the Hodder Valley in Bowland. I needed to build 8 to keep the boxes at 35 in number. Below are some of the boxes before treating.
And below are some boxes that my good lady treated for me whilst I continued the production line.
Today we went to the Boar Park and put the boxes up. Below you will see a picture of box 27 in place. We then had a walk round the arboretum to see if it looked suitable for some spring/summer mist netting sessions and it did. We had a few birds wandering round, namely 2 Nuthatch, 2 Coal Tits, Grey Wagtail, Siskin and 30 Fieldfares.
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