Mudcat Café message #3046732 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #133771   Message #3046732
Posted By: Richard Bridge
05-Dec-10 - 04:44 AM
Thread Name: BS: Common Wood Pigeon
Subject: RE: BS: Common Wood Pigeon
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"All wild birds, their nests and eggs are protected by The Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981. However, 12 species are recognised by DEFRA (Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) as nuisance birds. These species can be controlled and destroyed by humane methods under DEFRA General Licence.

Nuisance birds include: feral pigeons, woodpigeons, seagulls and canada geese."