Is the mound in your yard or the neighbours, or does it straddle the boundary?
> On 13 Aug 2020, at 5:09 pm, Paul Taylor <> wrote:
> Background: We've had a Brush-turkey mound in our SE QLD backyard since
> just after Christmas last year - very late in the season, but Spring was very
> and dry. The usual mass movements of leaf litter etc. occurred, but you get
> that living on the fringe.
> In the last week of so, there has been renewed activity at the mound -
> but not the original male, who may have become a road statistic.
> We think the new "alpha male" (big wattle) muscled in after a youngster
> had done the hard slog.
> A neighbour had a tarp. slung over our shared fence for several months;
> we assumed to let it dry out.
> This afternoon the tarp had been used to cover the mound, and was
> pegged down with concrete blocks. Does covering an active mound
> constitute "harm" to a protected species? (e.g. "Nature Conservation
> Act 1992".)
> I don't want to start a fight with a neighbour, but they've totally crossed
> the line here.
> Thoughts etc.?
> Paul Taylor Veni, vidi, tici -
> I came, I saw, I ticked.
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