Wild Bird Protection and Nesting Boxes ... and a Full List of the Orders Made Under the "Wild Birds Protection Acts" ...

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Taylor, 1897 - Birds, Protection of - 129 pages
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Page 15 - Any person who between the first day of March and the first day of August in any year after the passing of this Act shall knowingly and wilfully shoot, or attempt to shoot, or shall use any boat for the purpose of shooting or causing to be shot, any wild bird, or shall...
Page 92 - Mcesia, must be much more circumscribed than the idea of our Author allows. It has, however, more extended limits in his geography than in that...
Page 71 - Fowl," shall be repealed. 8. One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State as to Great Britain, and the Lord Lieutenant as to Ireland, may, upon application of the justices in quarter sessions assembled of any county, by order extend or vary the time during which the killing and taking of wild birds or any of them is prohibited by this Act ; after the making of which order the penalties imposed by this Act in respect of such wild birds shall in such county apply only to offences committed during...
Page 26 - ... destroy, devour, and consume a wonderful and marvellous great quantity of corn and grain of all kinds; that is to wit, as well in the sowing of the same...
Page 22 - State on application under section eight of the Wild Birds Protection Act, 1880, shall extend to the making of an order prohibiting, for special reasons mentioned in the application, the taking or killing of particular kinds of wild birds during the whole or any part of that period...
Page 27 - Stacks, and other such like; so that, if the said Crows, Rooks, and Choughs should be suffered to breed and continue, as they have been in certain Years past, they will undoubtedly be the cause of the great Destruction and Consumption of a great part of the Corn and Grain which hereafter shall be sown throughout this Realm, to the great Prejudice, Damage, and Undoing of the greater number of all the Tillers, Husbands, and Sowers of the Earth, within the same.
Page 20 - The taking or destroying of wild birds eggs in any year or years in any place or places within that county ; or...
Page 110 - Water mark in the Parish of Winterton. And the series of Broads, known as Ormesby, Rollesby, Hemsby, Filby, and Burgh Broads, and the Rands, Skirts and Walls thereof, and the Dykes communicating therewith, and the Fens, Reed Grounds, and low-lying Lands, Marshes, and pastures adjacent thereto, including Lady Broad or Hard Fen Water in the Parish of Filby, Brandyke Broad in the Parish of Burgh St. Margaret, and Muckfleet Dyke, and the Marshes and low-lying Lands, Marshes, and pastures near or adjacent...
Page 95 - Act, 1880, shall apply within the administrative county of the 1'arts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, to the following wild birds, viz. : — Kestrel, merlin, hobby, common buzzard, honey buzzard, swallow, house martin, sand martin, swift, and wryneck, as if those species were included in the schedule to the Act. (2) The taking or destroying of the eggs of the following wild birds is prohibited within the administrative county of the Parts of Kesteven, Lincolnshire, viz. : Goldfinch, kingfisher, nightjar,...
Page 109 - Act, 1890, shall apply within- the County of Norfolk to the Bearded Titmouse, or Reed Pheasant, and the Crossbill, as if these two species of Wild Birds had been included in the Schedule to the said Act.

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