2HW Nest Box Open Fronted
2HW Nest Box Open Fronted

SKU: 9-0016-157/5

Price per Unit (piece): £29.95 + VAT

Key Features

  • Opened fronted nest box includes an additional nesting area
  • Readily occupied even when hung in dark locations
  • Occupants: Pied wagtail, spotted flycatcher, (black redstart where present) and sometimes robin and wren
  • Without the extra nesting area it can be used for Dippers and Grey Wagtails under bridges and in culverts.
  • Mimics natural holes in trees
  • Ideal use in wooded areas
  • Backed by 25 year guarantee

Code for Sustainable Homes Credits

This nesting box can contribute in gaining one Eco2 credit and four Eco4 credits under the Code for Sustainable Homes. Site and Eco Survey specific

Open Fronted Nest Box 2HW

It is usually attached to a tree using an aluminium nail. It can also be hung from a branch.

It can be freely suspended which gives added protection to its occupants from predators. It is very popular in private gardens and especially around fruit trees, mainly in areas where the trees are short and have many branches.


Mainly pied wagtail, spotted flycatcher as well as black redstart where present. Sometimes occupied by robin and wren.

Hanging Methods

FG - Suspended from a branch by a closed loop

FO - Hooked over a branch

FT - This method, with a bracket to hold the box away from the tree and the FG-type loop. It can be attached to the trunk and offers even better protection against cats, dormice and martins.

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