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Here’s the real reason the Tories are allowing the destruction of robin eggs and nests

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Two days ago on a wildlife recording workshop I was told that N.E were the terrible at recording species ,if this is true and given who it was that told us i have no reason to disbelieve them ,how do N.E know that these birds are increasing or declining in numbers never mind a problem ?

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the UK today!)

UPDATE: here’s my response to Natural England’s attempts to defend their plans: 
How Natural England are lying about their plans to allow destruction of robin nests

I must admit to having been more than a little puzzled at first as to why Natural England are proposing that nests and eggs of bird species such as robins and starlings will be allowed to be destroyed without the granting of special licences.

This would mean members of the public would be allowed to destroy any nests or eggs they came across – more or less at will.

Natural England’s consultation paper on the subject doesn’t shed much light on the reasons for these quite shocking proposals either – other than stating that these birds can present a “public health and safety” hazard.

There is no explanation of what exactly the public health and safety hazards of robins’…

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Author: scarboroughwoodlandpeople

We are two different groups of volunteers ,the SCV work all over the Scarborough aria doing a variety of tasks in conjunction with SBC we also are the lease holders on around 15 acres of meadow ,we only have 99 years to sort it out . The SWAG group are at the moment concentrating on Raincliffe Woods & forge Valley ,they meet on the first Sunday of the month to carry out tasks and have events in the woodland . and hope to see you there Ron Baxter Chair

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