Report dead wild birds

How to report dead wild birds.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales

Use this service to report dead wild birds. Your report will help us understand how diseases are spreading.

We’ll ask you:

If you’re under 18, ask a parent or guardian to fill in this form.

It should take about 5 minutes.

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Report dead wild birds by phone: 03459 33 55 77 (find out about call charges)

When you report dead wild birds they may be collected and tested for bird flu or other cause of death.

Not all dead wild birds will be collected.

Do not touch dead wild birds

Report other dead, sick or injured animals

Published 13 December 2022
Last updated 15 February 2023 + show all updates
  1. The type and number of dead wild birds you should report has been updated.

  2. First published.