An officer will carry out an inspection within the next 10 working days and arrange to have the issue resolved as soon as possible after that.
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 18:44, Saturday 27 May 2023
It is an offence under Section 1 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act of 1981 to intentionally take, damage or destroy the nest of any wild bird while it is in use or being built, or to intentionally kill, injure or take chicks or adults, or intentionally take or destroy any eggs.
As a general rule we avoid hedge cutting during the main breeding season for nesting birds, which usually runs throughout March to August each year. We follow the law and where possible the guidance provided by The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. However, there may be cases when we cannot avoid disturbing a nest if it is obstructing the public highway, for example a nest in a tree branch overhanging the carriageway, in these rare cases we would apply to Natural England for a licence to carry out the work under the grounds of health and safety.
State changed to: Closed
Posted by Buckinghamshire Council at 08:06, Tuesday 30 May 2023