Definition of nest box in English:

nest box

Syllabification: nest box
(also nesting box)


  • A box provided for a bird to make its nest in.
    More example sentences
    • The bird was returned to its nest box on the hotel ledge.
    • If you can attach a structure to the walls of your residence, and are not more than 30 feet off the ground, you may want to attach a nest box, which may become home for house sparrows, chickadees, or barn swallows.
    • In April 2001, the vocalizations of five females roosting in a nest box in the recreation area in Fort 8 in Hoboken were recorded on minidisc.

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