[Tweeters] Reporting violations of migratory bird act?

Max Warner maxcamf4 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 13:33:57 PDT 2021

Seems to me I read somewhere that three birds, crow, starling, and rock
dove are considered non-migratory ( and in some areas , pests)
and thus are not covered by the Migratory Bird Act. Is this correct?


Max Warner Tacoma

On Thu, Apr 22, 2021 at 10:15 PM Jill Freidberg <jill.freidberg at gmail.com>

> I’m wondering if anyone knows how to report local violations of the

> migratory bird act. A construction project in Pioneer Square was notified,

> more than once, that crows had built a nest in their construction elevator.

> Today, they ran the elevator through the nest, destroying it.


> I know it’s “just crows.” But if they care that little, what other

> environmental protections are they willing to violate on other projects,

> when they think no one is looking? Cutting down protected trees, improperly

> disposing of waste water? What if it had been a Peregrine nest instead of a

> crows nest? Holding people accountable for small transgressions is one way

> to prevent the cumulative impacts of repeated violations.


> Thanks

> Jill



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