Water-Proofing of Nest Boxes

Subject: Water-Proofing of Nest Boxes
From: adrianm <>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 11:59:05 +1000

We have 25 plywood nest boxes for Superb Parrots to water-proof.

Can anyone suggest the best way to water-proof them? Paint or varnish? What kind? If paint, what colour ?

Should they be painted inside as well as out?

I would be grateful for any suggestions and comments.

Many thanks,


Adrian D. Manning
Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies
The Australian National University
ACT 0200

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