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nest box

Syllabification: nest box
(also nesting box)

Definition of nest box in English:

noun

A box provided for a bird to make its nest in.
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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