If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a
version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com.
Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
This licence lets you incubate eggs and raise hatchlings of:
You can incubate eggs and raise hatchlings without ringing and registering them for 15 days (30 days for white-tailed and golden eagles) after which you must ring and register the birds.
You must let Natural England, Defra or the police inspect the premises and chicks.
Any bird incubated or kept under this licence must have been bred in captivity - its parents must have been in lawful captivity when the egg was laid.
You do not need to apply for this general licence but you must meet its conditions and follow its instructions.