BAT HOUSE - Double Chamber - Red Cedar by Backyard Designs
by Backyard Designs
This great double-chamber bat house box is designed to create a habitat for Bats most commonly found in Eastern North America. It is by Backyard Design, a premier source for red cedar products. It has a leaf design etched on the front of the red cedar box. It should be mounted on a pole or side of a building free of obstacles, 15-20 feet high and within 1/4 mile of a water source. The box should not be lit by bright lights. Bats are a great help to our environment, consuming vast quantities of insects such as mosquitoes each night. The bottom easily swings open for cleaning.
Dimensions: 5-3/4"L x 9"W x 14-3/4"H
There are nearly a thousand bat species in the world. Most are endangered by habitat destruction and pesticites. Bats are extremely beneficial. A single brown bat can consume up to a thousand mosquitoes per hour! More and more people are discovering the advantages of providing housing for bats.
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