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Bird disease will "be made worse" by stopping food supply

Manx Wild Bird Aid concerned with Douglas council clamp down

A large number of wood pigeons are being found with disease this year, which "will only be made worse" by cutting off their food supply.

That's from one of the founders of Manx Bird Aid, David Cole.

Douglas council recently said it was to clamp down on the issue of feeding large flocks - meaning you could be fined if you're caught doing it in the Island's capital.

Mr Cole though says this could have a detrimental effect on our wildlife:

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