Should developers use netting to stop birds nesting?

A debate has been raging over whether the practice of using netting to prevent birds nesting should be allowed or even made a criminal offence. Rachel Salvidge reports.

by Rachel Salvidge
North Norfolk District Council courted controversy when it used nets along a stretch of the Bacton Cliffs while it carried out a sandscaping project. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty
North Norfolk District Council courted controversy when it used nets along a stretch of the Bacton Cliffs while it carried out a sandscaping project. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty

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