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Bird licences - preventing serious damage

The Wildlife and Countryside Act allows licences to be granted in respect of wild birds for the purpose of:

'preventing serious damage to livestock, foodstuffs for livestock, crops, vegetables, fruit, growing timber, fisheries or inland waters'.

Licences in relation to:

Other bird species

If you wish to apply for a licence to take or kill wild birds, their nest or eggs including the use of prohibited methods of taking or killing for other bird species or to kill wild birds in course of falconry please contact us at licensing@snh.gov.uk or telephone 01463 725364.