Date: 5/19/20 11:25 am From: Neil Buckley <bucklenj...> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Advice or thoughts on a bulldozing project with nesting BVs
I would call the VT fish and game department immediately. Black Vultures are migratory birds and protected from harassment while nesting.
On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 2:17 PM Cynthia Crowley <Cynthia.Crowley...> wrote:
> Hi all, > > > Just wondering if anyone has any advice or other thoughts about a > situation I'm in. I'm renting an apartment in the Old North End with an old > falling-down barn in the back yard. Black vultures have been breeding and > almost certainly nesting in the barn. > > > After who knows how many years of this barn falling down, it's now (of > course, because 2020 should ruin everything good) that my landlord wants to > have it torn down. Not because of the vultures, but because there have been > complaints to the city about the barn. It sounds like the city called him > and asked him to take immediate action. He's told me to move my tomatoes > out of the way of where the roll-off dumpster will be situated, so I think > this thing is moving as quickly as possible. > > > I asked him to see about waiting a few months, but he wasn't receptive to > it. He relays to me that it's an urgent issue with the city. > > > Is there anything I can do about this? Does it matter? > > > Thanks, > > Cynthia >
-- Dr. Neil Buckley, M.Sc., Ph.D. Associate Professor and Chairman Department of Biological Sciences SUNY Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY 12901 518 564 5165