Form

Birds: licence to show them without the correct rings (A21 and LR21)

Apply for a licence to show birds for competition that are not fitted with the correct close ring and find out how to report your actions.

Documents

Application for a licence to show birds competitively without the correct close ring (A21)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email enquiries@naturalengland.org.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Report your actions (LR21)

This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.

If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email enquiries@naturalengland.org.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.

Details

You must apply for a licence to show captive birds in competitions if they don’t have the correct ring.

On your application form (A21), you must:

  • say why your birds don’t have the correct close ring
  • include supplier details, import licence or permit number (if your birds were imported)
  • include your licence number and licence authority (if your birds were taken from the wild)

Send your completed application form to Natural England using the details on the form.

Licences are free. Natural England will decide whether to issue a licence within 30 working days of receiving your application.

How to report your actions

You must report any actions you took using this licence on the report form (LR21). You must report no later than 2 weeks after your licence expires, even if you’ve taken no action. Send your completed form by post or email to Natural England using the details on the form.

Published 28 February 2014
Last updated 14 April 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated application form and return form added.
  2. First published.