Insect hotel © Monique Veneboer

Facilities for birds and other fauna on and around buildings


Bird pans and nest houses, bat facilities, insect hotels, storing green waste and compost piles for hedgehogs offer homes to diverse animals. By planting nectar-producing berry- and fruit-bearing plants, insects and birds are attracted.

Compost piles offer nesting opportunities for hedgehogs, food for both hedgehogs and birds, and also are part of the nutrient cycle.

Bird house in Amsterdam, The Netherlands © Bird house in Amsterdam [photo by atelier GROENBLAUW, Amar Sjauw En Wa