Quality range of Softwood Bird and Animal Boxes designed for Nature reserves and ornithological organizations but also available to homeowners.
PIGEON LOFT FOR 2 BIRDS OR 2 PAIRS.
See our other listings for other sizes of loft and other birds and animal boxes.
Thick 18mm (3/4 inch) Construction provides insulation and warmth.
Quality softwood plywood will not split or warp.
Internal sizes, base of top loft 26cm (10 1/8") square x 44cm (17 1/2") high.
Natural untreated timber this will not discourage the bird with unpleasant smells.
Supplied unstained and unpainted. However the Pigeon loft may be painted, traditionally white.
Secure waterproof 2 part construction held together with Stainless Steel screws allowing for easily removal for cleaning in the autumn for years to come.
Loft can be added to any 75mm x 75mm (3" x 3") fence post with a Metal Post Extender available separately, you may also wish to order a timber extension for your post also available separately, both in Wooden Post shop category.
Also can be mounted on a 75mm x 75mm (3"x 3") post anywhere in the garden. Ideally a 3mtr (10ft) post with 900mm (3ft) concreted in the ground.
A training or want cage should be fitted for the first 3 weeks to get birds used to there location. Also available separately.
The birds should have a clear flight to the loft opening and away from feeding containers and tables as this causes conflict between nesting and feeding birds. Old nesting material should be removed in October or November and the box scalded with boiling water to kill parasites, do not use any treatments powders or preservatives.
Rust resistant fastenings used throughout.
For a long life you may wish to fit Felt or Felt Tiles to the roof not supplied but available from any DIY store or Builders Merchant.