Assessing a nest box not in a tree

  1. Record the location of the nest box
  2. Specify the distance to the nearest bushland
  3. Record what the nest box is mounted on
  4. Record the shape of the nest box
  5. Specify what type of animal the nest box is intended for (if known)
  6. Record its location (GPS or street address)
  7. Estimate the height of the nest box from the ground
  8. Estimate the depth of the nest box (if applicable/possible)
  9. Record if the entrance is small, medium or large
  10. Specify the compass direction of the hollow
  11. Take a photo of the nest box
  12. Record if there is a modification to the entrance of the nest box
  13. Record any other relevant information