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    This sweet terracotta apple wool pot is lovely way to help your garden birds feather their nests.
    It is frost-resistant and supplied with warm natural wool from British sheep.





    Specification
    Height 12cm
    • Recipient
      Bird watchers
      Gardeners
      Home and garden

    Standard delivery to the UK and Channel Islands is £3.95.
    You'll only ever pay one delivery charge per order.

    Delivery is FREE if your order sub-total is £75 or more.
    Delivery is FREE if you order only Pressies that protect, RSPB gift cards and/or RSPB gift membership.

    Next working day delivery is available for in-stock items ordered before 3pm to UK addresses - £5.95
    Choose the day delivery is available for in-stock items to UK addresses - £5.95
    (Items that can be personalised and products sent direct from the supplier are not available for next day or choose the day delivery. Some postcodes are also excluded.)

    See our delivery and returns page for full details.

    Please only refill with our nesting wool refill (R0113) or other natural fibres.

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    24/Apr/2017
    Very popular!
    I'm glad I bought a refill of sheep wool when I purchased this little apple which matches the feeding apple I already have. The tits love it and it's entertaining to watch them pulling the sheep wool it out for their soft furnishings. I'm very glad I bought it even though it's not particularly cheap. My birds certainly think it's good value and a shun any other nesting material I've tried to tempt them with.
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    07/Apr/2017
    IMMEDIATELY used!
    I was gobsmacked with how quickly the birds came to take wool from this. After hanging it up on a tree today (start of April), within seconds 2 blue tits came and spent the WHOLE day taking parts from it! Very entertaining to watch, such tiny creatures looking so industrious! I love this product and would recommend it to everyone.

    Birds seem to recognise immediately that it is housing material :) I wish i got it earlier in the year for all the other birds.. But this is just Day 1.

    Thank you RSPB!
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    30/Mar/2013
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    I got one of these last year and the birds love it! They take it alot to their nests to soften them up but it is sheep wool. When I heard that they get tangled up in it was deciding whether to keep it or not. But last year they took it to a nest box that had a camera in it and we watched them and they were fine and we watched practically all of the time and still nothing happened, but you could cut it up i guess....
    The only problem is that it runs out and you cannot fill it up again easily.

    RSPB response - Thanks for your review. We sell packs of nesting wool to refill your apple wool pot!
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    13/Mar/2013
    Lovely little pot.
    I love my little wool pot & the birds do too. However I was a little concerned about the reviews, on sheeps wool being dangerous for fledglings, & how they can get tangled in the long strands, which I can well believe. So I have cut my wool into short pieces, ( about the length of cat or dog hair) then hopefully it will be much safer for the birds.

    RSPB response - Sheep wool is a natural fibre, which is found all over the countryside and regularly used by birds to line their nests. It makes for a warm and cosy nest, which early nesters will certainly need this year!
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    31/May/2011
    I love Terracotta but
    This is a lovely little wool pot but unfortunately did not survive a short fall from my tree onto the lawn. Lovely as terracotta is for durability I wish it had been made of plastic. :(
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    06/Sep/2010
    Confused!
    I bought one of these last year & it seemed quite popular with my garden birds. Now I have been told by several people on a wildlife forum that sheep wool is not safe for bird nests, as the fledglings can get their feet and legs caught in the wool and be injured or trapped and die. I'd have thought it OK to use as RSPB sell it but these people are adamant I should remove my wool pot and wool :(
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