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Conservation Bat Box

£70.00

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Conservation Bat Box is one in a range of wildlife accessories that help promote conservation and care for a variety of wildlife. Measurements: W33 x D14 x H45cm.

Conservation Bat Box

Conservation Bat Box is aimed at conservation professionals and pro landscapers. It has win vertical chambers with angled cut away front showing ladder style grooves which allows the bat to climb into the preferred chamber. Designed for multi species the chambers may be accessed for inspection by licensed bat workers via the hinged roof which is secured by a removable screw.

Features

Handmade and untreated solid, high quality, durable FSC timber which provides longevity and excellent insulation
Bats are very sensitive to smell and will be deterred bu any treatments – the decorative finish on the front is water based paint only
Design of the bat box means the bat droppings will fall to the floor so that cleaning by a licensed bat worker is not required
Bat box should be sited high up between 2.5 and 5m on a building or mature tree
The ideal aspect is so that the box receives only part sun during the day

Bats are a schedule 1 protected species under the Wildlife & Countryside Act. It is illegal for any member of the public to disturb a roost, handle or kill any bat. Bat boxes therefore may only be inspected by a licensed bat worker. However, you can monitor your bat box without disturbance, look for mouse-sized droppings beneath the box as a clue to occupation or observe from a distance at dusk to see if bats are exiting the box to hunt.

Measurements

W33 x D14 x H45cm
Weight – 2.4g

Delivery

This item is made to order and will take between 2 to 6 weeks to be delivered. Delivery is free to most of mainland England, Scotland & Wales. Please check additional information regarding delivery information. (Delivery to the following postcodes would incur a delivery charge, please email for a quote: AB, DD, DG, EH, FK, G, HS, IV, KA, KY, KW, ML, TD, IV, PA, PH , Northern & Republic of Ireland, Isle of Wight, Isle of Scilly, Isle of Man, Shetland and Orkney Islands, Channel Islands, Scottish Islands, the Highlands and Outer Hebrides).

Please note: If the item is returned as not wanted or not suitable, the buyer is to pay the return postage. If the item is damaged or faulty, a photo will need to provided.

Although we have tried to represent the colour of this product as closely as possible in the photos, due to different monitors the colour on screen may appear different from the actual product.