Disturbances to ground nesting birds by dogs in Fermanagh
Date of alert:
Sunday, 26 March 2023
Police Service of Northern Ireland
Police have increased patrols in the Upper Lough Erne area of Fermanagh following disturbances to ground nesting birds by dogs, and are urging members of the public with any information on the issue to make a report.
A PSNI spokesperson said: "Police take all wildlife crime extremely seriously and are committed to equipping our officers with the skills, knowledge, support and guidance to appropriately deal with and investigate all instances of wildlife crime which are reported to police.
"We work extensively with a number of partner organisations to address the issue of disturbance to ground nesting birds on an ongoing basis, and our officers can investigate and if required, seek the advice, support and assistance from the PSNI wildlife office.