I want to know an expert opinion , is something constitutes a wildlife crime - basically close to where I live contractor cut back reeds, just the other day so with the March - aug window, in a balancing pond , there were Reed bunting and Reed warblers using the reeds , I believe they were nesting within the reeds. I tried to stop the contractors and inform them that I felt they were committing a wildlife crime , and they need to stop and carry out further observations , however they basically refuse and said they carried out a sufficient assessment, although as I was trying to discuss with them the Reed warblers was flying in and out of the area they are cutting back . Was this a wildlife crime ?
In reply to Gleb B:
In reply to IndyW:
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In reply to Linda257:
I think it’s a lesson learnt for me, the other sad fact is , I should only have given them a very polite and soft warning, whilst monitoring and videoing the work carried out, in order for me to witness and catalogue the evidence, of a the crime in question. Rather than only having circumstantial evidence.
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