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Components of a Nature Habitat - Banks & Cliffs

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Not everyone will be blessed with all sixteen Habitat Components on their property.

This does not mean that introducing as many as possible will not enhance wildlife. The key is to understand each of the components, what they are, how they assist in nature and what wildlife will be assisted by their availability.

Components of a Nature Habitat

Banks & Cliffs

The Registry of Nature Habitats - Banks & Cliffs

Components of a Nature Habitat 



Structural Habitat Component

Banks & Cliffs

These are essential for specific wildlife. If you have some on your property great, if not, it may be difficult to create them unless you have a rolling or hilly terrain. Cliff swallows and kingfishers and peregrin falcons like cliffs.

Coyote, foxes, groundhogs and other small mammals will net in cut banks. Bats will inhabit any caves you may have.