Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (c. 69)
1981 c. 69 - continued

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SCHEDULE 2
Sections 2, 3, and 22.  
 
BIRDS WHICH MAY BE KILLED OR TAKEN

 

PART I

 

OUTSIDE THE CLOSE SEASON
 
Common name Scientific name

Capercaillie

Tetrao urogallus

Coot

Fulica atra

Duck, Tufted

Aythya fuligula

Gadwall Anas strepera
Goldeneye Bucephala clangula
Goose, Canada Branta canadensis
Goose, Greylag Anser anser
Goose, Pink-footed Anser brachyrhynchus
Goose, White-fronted (in England and Wales only) Anser albifrons
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Pintail Anas acuta
Plover, Golden

Pluvialis apricaria

Pochard

Aythya ferina

Shoveler

Anas clypeata
Snipe, Common Gallinago gallinago
Teal Anas crecca
Wigeon Anas penelope
Woodcock Scolopax rosticola

 

PART II

 
BY AUTHORISED PERSONS AT ALL TIMES
 
Common name Scientific name

Crow

Corvus corone

Dove, Collared

Streptopelia decaocto

Gull, Great Black-backed

Larus marinus

Gull, Lesser Black-backed

Larus fuscus

Gull, Herring

Larus argentatus

Jackdaw

Corvus monedula

Jay

Garrulus glandarius

Magpie

Pica pica

Pigeon, Feral

Columba livia

Rook

Corvus frugilegus

Sparrow, House

Passer domesticus

Starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Woodpigeon

Columba palumbus

  NOTE. The common name or names given in the first column of this Schedule are included by way of guidance only; in the event of any dispute or proceedings, the common name or names shall not be taken into account.
 
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