I'm looking for some advice please.
I work for a construction training company and we have recently discovered an active birds nest in one of our training machines.
What is the best way to deal with this? I'm just worried as we are due to start training on this machine next week and I don't want the birds coming to any harm.
Hello Zoe, once a nest becomes active, even from the first nesting materials being placed then it becomes legally protected (under Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981). The only advice I can give you is to suspend training until all birds have fledged, You don't mention what type of machine it is or where it is situated but to be honest (unless you get special permission from the Brtish Trust for Ornithology to move the nest) you would be breaking the law to do anything to interfere with this active nest. Maybe other forum members can give you further advice. At least this reply will bump your question back to the top of the page.
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