Swift Boxes No. 17


(Single and Triple Cavity)



Swifts are uniquely adapted to life on the wing. They hunt flying insects, often in screeching flocks, and can remain in the air for long periods without landing. They fly very fast, at up to 200 kph. They prefer small colonies. All SCHWEGLER nest boxes can be painted to match the house wall. It is very important to ensure that you always use paint that is air-permeable.

Installation of several units will assist the rapid formation of swift colonies.




[Pic. 1]: Swift Box No. 17 (Single Cavity)
 
 

[Pic. 2]: Swift in entrance of No. 17



[Pic. 3]: Installation of No.17 (Single)



Swift Box No. 17 Single Cavity


 

Material:

Plant fibre and wood-concrete (100% asbestos-free).

Siting:

At least 6 to 7 m above the ground. Please ensure unobstructed access for birds entering and leaving the box.
 
Positioning:

High up on external walls of buildings of all kinds, including churches and industrial buildings, preferably under the shelter of eaves or overhanging roofs. Can also be successfully installed on steep rock faces. A clear distance (drop) below the box is recommended, preferably 5 m or more.
Fixing bracket included.
 

Cleaning:

The box can be easily opened by rotating the circular plate containing the entrance hole by 90 and removing it. Swift nests are always located in the darkest corner as far away from the entrance hole as possible. Cleaning is easy and convenient with this box but is not essential.
 
Internal dimensions:
14 x 14 cm.
 
External dimensions:
height 15 x width 15 x length 34 cm. approx.

 

Swift Box No.17 (Single Cavitiy) order no.: 00 610 / 3



 

[Pic. 4]: Swift Box No. 17 (Triple Cavity)
 
 

[Pic. 5]: Installation within wall


[Pic. 6]: Installation on wall



[Pic. 7]: Installation on window-sill
 (Model "Sparrow")

Swift Box No. 17 Triple Cavity


 
Material:

Plant fibre and wood-concrete (100% asbestos-free).
 
Siting:

Identical to No. 17 Single Cavity.
 
Fixing:

Fix on a wall using the two galvanized brackets supplied (see figure 1) or, alternatively, it can be embedded within the wall (see figure 2).
 
Internal dimensions:
14 x 14 cm.
 
External dimensions:
height 15 x width 15 x length 90 cm. approx.
 

Swift Box No.17 (Triple Cavitiy) order no.: 00 613 / 4