Bird control licences – Secretary of State seeks evidence regarding impacts of licensing changes, via public consultation. Pest controllers urged to contribute.

Following the revocation of 3 bird control general licences by Natural England, this call for evidence seeks views on the use of general licences for the management of certain wild birds. This is an opportunity for those involved in bird control to contribute directly to the DEFRA consultation. Those involved in bird control need to be aware of the consultation and are encouraged to make a submission.

To respond to this call for evidence please email glevidence@defra.gov.uk. The closing date for evidence is 5pm on Monday 13th May.

Further details and instructions are HERE.