Source: Isle of Man
Headline: Warning after birds repeatedly disturbed at nature reserve
The Isle of Man Government has asked people using Derbyhaven beach for recreational purposes to be careful to minimise any disruption to birds.
In recent weeks, the Government has received a number of reports of people and dogs disturbing birds on the beach. One report was of a man and dog walking up to a large flock of dunlin, redshank, ringed plover, grey plover and curlew that were feeding along the water’s edge.
Geoffrey Boot MHK, Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture, said: