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Came across this article which I thought might be of interest here as it has a bearing on light pollution:

'Noisy' bird sanctuary faces fine

A bird sanctuary has been told it faces a £20,000 fine if it fails to stop its residents making so much noise.

The Three Owls Centre in Norden, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, has been served with an environmental health order to stop the "excessive noise".

Council officials have received several complaints from people living nearby, over the squawking of 11 seagulls.

Manager Nigel Fowler said the birds were upset by a neighbours' security light that was shining into their pen.

He said: "It's ironic that the people complaining are actually the source of the problem.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manc ... 040876.stm
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thats nonsense. to put it short.
i like birds, hate light pollution and hate people complaining hypocriticly.
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Post by DeepSkyObserver »

hubble wrote:thats nonsense. to put it short.
i like birds, hate light pollution and hate people complaining hypocriticly.
Amen to that brother!

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