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Pensioner Threatened With Fine For Feeding The Birds

Friday 20 February 2009

Pensioner Threatened With Fine For Feeding The Birds

‘When snow descended on the country earlier this month, Pam Todd was more determined than ever to make sure there was plenty of food available for the local birds. The keen twitcher braved the elements to spread a few handfuls of bird seed in her back garden and on the front communal lawn outside her bungalow, as she has done for the last 20 years.

But the wildlife-loving pensioner has suddenly been told to stop her favourite pastime - or run the risk of a 2,500 pound fine and court conviction.’

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