Environmental management – form

Licence to protect fisheries from fish-eating birds

Licence to kill or take fish-eating birds causing significant damage to a fishery.

Documents

Application for a licence to kill or take cormorants causing serious damage to fisheries (A06)

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Application for a licence to kill or take fish-eating birds causing serious damage to fisheries (A07)

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Report your actions under this licence

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Detail

You may get a licence to kill or take wild birds if there’s no other satisfactory way to prevent serious damage to fisheries or inland waters.

This licence applies to:

  • cormorants (use form A06)
  • goosanders
  • mergansers
  • herons
  • otters

Report action taken

You need to report any action you took under these licences using the report form on this page. You should do this no later than 30 April each year, even if you’ve taken no action.

This form is also used to renew your licence.