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Return forms and guidance for animal licences M-Z

Natterjack toads - licences for works affecting natterjack toad and natterjack toad survey

Return forms

Guidance

Otters - licences for works affecting otters and otter survey

Return forms

Guidance

 

There are no return forms for the following licence types.  Instead please email the required return information to: licensing@snh.gov.uk quoting your licence number in the subject line of the email.

Pine martens, red squirrels and water voles - licences for social, economic or environmental purposes

Required return information

  • The number of shelters destroyed;
  • The number of shelters damaged;
  • The number of shelters retained but subject to disturbance as a result of proposed works;
  • Dates on which such works were undertaken.

Pine martens excluded under licence from domestic properties for health and safety purposes

Required return information

  • The number of any pine martens taken from a place of shelter (den);
  • The location from which they were taken.

Pine martens excluded under licence from non-domestic properties for health and safety purposes

Required return information

  • The number of any pine marten disturbed or taken while in a place of shelter;
  • The location where they were disturbed or taken from;
  • The number and location of any dens where access is temporarily obstructed, shelter is damaged or permanently destroyed.

Shrews - licences for scientific purposes

Required return information

  • The number and species of shrews taken;
  • The location from which they were taken;
  • The type of trap used.

Guidance

Wildcats - licences for scientific purposes

Required return information

  • A report of works carried out;
  • The location, number and status (breeding or non-breeding) of any wildcat disturbed, temporarily taken and released;
  • The methods by which wildcat were taken;
  • The number of any feral cats and hybrids released;
  • Details of any non-target protected species captured.

Guidance

Animal photography licences

Required return information

  • The numbers and species of all animals photographed whilst in their place of shelter;
  • the location where the photographs were taken (minimum 6-figure grid-reference);
  • Examples of pictures/footage taken.

Guidance