Respect nesting house martins and swallows
Appeared on Space For Nature on 17th May 2004
Tayside police have warned householders who may be tempted to destroy house martin and swallow nests that they consider to be a nuisance that they could risk a hefty fine.
Alan Stewart, wildlife and environment officer for Tayside police, issued the warning after complaints that a number of nests had been destroyed by householders: doing so is an offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act and is punishable with a £5000 fine.
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