Hi Glenn, Wow! Hard to believe the sheriff would not act but I see that level of enforcement in Schuyler as well. The tried and true response is to call the State Police. In your case, your local DEC ECO would have been the one to call as they enforce wildlife laws, shooting within 500 ft of an occupied dwelling and more.
Best, John --- John and Sue Gregoire Field Ornithologists Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory 5373 Fitzgerald Rd Burdett, NY 14818 42.443508000, -76.758202000 "Create and Conserve Habitat" On 2019-07-20 21:40, Glenn Wilson wrote: > My neighbor shot and wounded a downy off our feeders. No cop would help. They > have their list of pet laws to enforce and that is it. > > Glenn Wilson > Endicott, NY > www.WilsonsWarbler.com  > > On Jul 20, 2019, at 5:28 PM, <k...@empacc.net> <k...@empacc.net> wrote: > > Laurie, please advise them that the collection of bird parts including nests > and feathers is prohibited by law unless you have state and federal permits. > John > > --- > John and Sue Gregoire > Field Ornithologists > Kestrel Haven Migration Observatory > 5373 Fitzgerald Rd > Burdett, NY 14818 > 42.443508000, -76.758202000 > "Create and Conserve Habitat" > On 2019-07-20 19:11, Laurie Roe wrote: > >> Hi, someone showed me a hanging nest they had collected..and if anyone sends >> me their email address I will send them a photo of it for id purposes! Thank >> you! >> -- roel...@gmail.com >> >> -- >> CAYUGABIRDS-L LIST INFO: >> Welcome and Basics  >> Rules and Information  >> Subscribe, Configuration and Leave  >> ARCHIVES: >> The Mail Archive  >> Surfbirds  >> BirdingOnThe.Net  >> PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR OBSERVATIONS TO EBIRD ! >> -- > > -- > CAYUGABIRDS-L LIST INFO: > Welcome and Basics  > Rules and Information  > Subscribe, Configuration and Leave  > ARCHIVES: > The Mail Archive  > Surfbirds  > BirdingOnThe.Net  > PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR OBSERVATIONS TO EBIRD ! > -- Links: ------  http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME  http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES  http://www.northeastbirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm  http://email@example.com/maillist.html  http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds  http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html  http://ebird.org/content/ebird/  http://www.WilsonsWarbler.com -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsSubscribeConfigurationLeave.htm ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds 3) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --