Services

  1. Birds: licence to take or kill for health or safety purposes (GL05)

    Use this licence to catch alive or kill certain birds; take, damage or destroy their nest, or take or destroy their eggs to preserve public health or safety.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Wild birds: prevent damage to your land, farm, fishery or business
  2. Wild birds: protection and licences
  3. Wild birds: surveys and mitigation for development projects
  4. Geese: control populations of problem birds under licence
  5. Wild birds: surveys and monitoring for onshore wind farms
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News and communications

  1. New protections for thousands of seabirds
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Research and statistics

  1. Hen harriers: tracking programme update
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. National FCERM strategy: Strategic Environmental Assessment scoping report
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