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Q: [Is it legal to] remove sparrow or other small bird nests from house eves while birds are nesting?
A: Hello, Thank you for getting in touch with us regarding removal of bird nests. It is true that most birds are federally protected, by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and their nests cannot be removed once there is an egg in the nest. If you find the nest before eggs are laid, you may remove it. If ...