Black headed gulls: licence to take or sell their eggs (A23)

Apply for a licence to take, or to take and sell, black headed gull (Larus ridibundus) eggs for human consumption.

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Licence A23 is no longer valid and is withdrawn.


Licence application form to take or sell black headed gull eggs for human consumption (A23)

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You need a licence to take or to take and sell eggs from black headed gulls (Larus ridibundus).

How to report your actions

You are required to report any actions you took under this licence to Natural England using the report form template available on this page. You need to complete the report no later than 2 weeks after your licence expires, even if you’ve taken no action.

You can report on your actions and renew the licence using the same form.

Keep a record of egg collection each day using the attached log.

Published 28 February 2014