HOURS of model aeroplane flying on St Mary’s Lands could be set to change to protect bird nesting sites.
Warwick District Council’s executive is set to discuss proposals to change the hours of model aeroplane flying. It follows a consultation with the St Mary’s Lands Working Party and an assessment by an independent ecologist.
The changes are part of a package of potential measures being considered to protect bird nesting sites during the breeding season.
The council is also seeking approval to consult over the installation of temporary barriers during the nesting season to prevent ground nesting birds being trampled and disturbed.
It forms part of the masterplan for St Mary’s Lands to protect and enhance the site’s value to native wildlife.
This year has also seen the successful introduction of a wild flower area to provide a crop suitable for bird feeding and the creation…