In reply to Tanya40:
Kind regards, Ann
Hi Tanya, Sorry to hear of your neighbours' illegal and abhorrent behaviour towards the birds; I would report this to you local police (Wildlife Crime Unit); meantime, make notes of day/time of incidents, as long as its safe to do so and if possible discretely take a photo from your upstairs window if you see any evidence of this behaviour which would be helpful in gaining a successful prosecution. .Having said this, never put yourself at risk if your neighbour might take retaliation against you; the police wildlife unit would never give out your information but act on what you report HERE IS A LINK which may help find the right contact in your area. Really sorry for the trouble they are causing not only to the wildlife but to you.
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