Most gardeners are aware of the wildlife in their gardens.
Aug 05, The only safe way is to NEVER cut trees or thin dense bushes during the nesting season – and even when working in the off-season, typically September to February, to be very observant and watchful before starting work. This entry was posted in Fells Trees, OTHER, Ruins Habitat and tagged birds, breeding, environment, trees, bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 5 mins.
If you must trim a tree or prune a shrub during the breeding season, carefully inspect the area before you begin the project. Most songbirds are masters at concealing their nests, making it very difficult for the observer to spot an active nest.
Tree felling in nesting season Not sure if this is the right forum
A songbird nest can be as tiny as inches in. Jul 06, In addition to avoiding nesting times, it’s also generally better for the tree. Cutting, trimming and pruning during spring and early summer can lead to diseased trees and pest intrusions that harms trees. A recent nest disturbance example occurred in our city of Redlands CA several weeks bushmulching.bars: 2.
How Can You Avoid Nesting Birds During Construction & Tree Trimming? Conduct brush removal, tree trimming, building demolition, or grading activities outside of the nesting season. California Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists have defined the nesting season as February 1st through August 15th. Tree felling in nesting season. Not sure if this is the right forum Our local authority is building a new road.
Part of it runs through a heavily wooded old railway cutting. Today the contractors are down there felling trees as fast as they can go. There are ecologists on site and we saw one of them take something (nest size but couldn't see what it was) out of one of the felled trees and remove it.
The Ban On Tree & Hedgerow-Cutting During Nesting Season: Section 40 Of The Wildlife Act It Is illegal from 1st March 1 st – 31st August, To Cut, Grub Or Otherwise Destroy Vegetation, Including Hedgerows & Trees, on Land Not Tilled For Agricultural Use or To Burn Upland bushmulching.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
We recommend avoiding hedge cutting during the main breeding season for nesting birds, which usually runs throughout March to August each year. This can be weather dependent and some birds may nest outside this period, so it is important to always check carefully for active nests prior to cutting.