Little Owl Nest Box – Hanging Kit Included

£98.00 inc. vat

Total Estimated Time Until Nestbox Delivery: up to 3 weeks

Our Little Owl Nestbox was designed by conservationist Bob Sheppard for both buildings (indoors and outdoors) and trees. Specific to Little Owls, the exact size of the entrance hole, internal dimensions and baffle are all key to its success.

Hand built to last by the Barn Owl Trust.

12 mm FSC-approved pressure treated plywood ‘all-weather’ sealant. Thick torch-on roofing felt.

Please note. Wood is a natural material. Shrinkage/expansion, warping, wetting/drying and harmless mould, discolouration, cracks and knot holes are to be expected. Our boxes are individually built by hand using tolerances akin to carpentry not cabinet making. Minor variations are normal. Gaps around floors may occur and are advantageous.

Approximate size – 300mm x 350mm x 390mm (DxWxH)

Approximate weight – 6.6kg

Nest box hanging kit included.

If you would like your nestbox shipped to the Scottish Highlands or Islands, please contact the office on before ordering, as additional postage costs may apply. We regret we do not send to Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly or outside of the UK. See Delivery Information below.

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Our Little Owl nestbox was designed by owl enthusiast Bob Sheppard. Suitable for both buildings and trees, our handmade, ‘built to last’ nestboxes use FSC-approved pressure treated plywood with all-weather sealant and a thick torch-on roofing felt.

Opening ‘inspection hatch’ allows easy access for cleaning. The owl box should be cleared out during autumn or winter, after 2 or 3 years of occupation.

The Nestbox hanging kit includes two handmade hangers cut from 12 mm recycled plastic Stokbord (already fitted to the box), full instructions, screws and nails. Using this kit involves screwing and nailing into a tree, wall or beam which is safer than using straps or ropes. If possible, choose a dead tree.

Little Owl box Instructions

The Little Owl nestbox should be erected horizontally a minimum of 3 metres (10 feet) above the ground on a wall top, beam or tree branch so that Little Owl owlets can walk in and out prior to fledging. Little Owls seem to prefer nestboxes situated in open-sided or open-fronted buildings rather than in enclosed places. A thin layer of untreated wood shavings or bark can be provided as a floor covering.

How to put up a nestbox on a tree. Whilst these photo instructions are for a Barn Owl nest box, the method is largely the same.

  • Courier is FedEx.
  • Standard delivery charges to England, Wales and Scotland (excluding Highlands & Islands).
  • Please call to discuss delivery to Isle of Wight and Scottish Highlands & Islands before placing your order. These locations incur higher courier fees, which must be paid before dispatch.
  • We regret we do not send to Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Isles of Scilly or outside of the UK.
  • Please note that if you live locally, you are welcome to collect your nestbox from our barn to save on Postage & Packaging. Please email to enquire about this.
  • We use as little packing material as possible to minimise our environmental impact. This means your nestbox will likely be visible when delivered.
  • For nestbox orders, please do not accept any nestbox that has been damaged by the courier in transit and insist it be returned to Barn Owl Trust.

All profits help Barn Owl conservation – ‘Making a difference’.

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