Wroot man found guilty of destroying bird’s nest

COURT: Court Case

COURT: Court Case

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Dr Anthony Flinn, 56, of High Street, Wroot, was found guilty at court of damaging/destroying the resting place of bats, and intentionally destroying a swallow’s nest. He was fined £600.

The charges come under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 and the Wildlife and Countyside Act 1981.

For the first offence he received a £500 fine, was ordered to pay £600 costs and a £50 victim surcharge.

For the second offence he received a further £100 fine.