319. Creation of areas of special protection.

The appropriate authority1 may by order provide in respect of any area specified in the order, or any part so specified, at any time or period specified, that any person who intentionally kills, injures or takes any wild bird or any specified wild bird; or takes, damages or destroys the nest of such a bird while it is in use or being built; or takes or destroys an egg of such a bird; or disturbs such a bird while it is building a nest or is in or near a nest containing eggs or young; or disturbs the dependent