DWR warns against disturbing bird nests after Lehi business covers nest, possibly killing two hatchlings

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The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is warning the public against disturbing bird nests with eggs or baby birds after a Lehi business’s interference with a nest may have led to the deaths of two baby birds.

On June 29, according to a press release, the DWR received a call from a concerned individual regarding a bird nest in the eaves of a business in Lehi that had been covered with a net. The caller told the DWR they had seen several American Kestrel nestlings earlier in the week, then noticed someone had installed a net over the nest.

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