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What do I do about birds building a nest in an inappropriate place on my property?

The best advice is to stop this process as soon as it starts. Remove the nest materials by hand or with a hose, making sure not to injure any nearby wildlife. This action is only appropriate in the beginning stages of nest building. If nesting has already begun and eggs are present, it is against the law to injure or disturb wildlife.

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Cornell Lab of Ornithology