Today a Cumbrian farmer has been convicted of disturbing a breeding pair of ospreys. This is an offence under the Wildlife & Countryside Act 1981 (as amended). He was fined £300 with £2,000 costs. FALCO Ecology can provide expert advice for developers. We produce Method Statements, toolbox talks and undertake watching briefs to ensure construction works do not disturb nesting protected Schedule 1 species.