List name
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Schedule 5) England and Wales
Owner
k.oliver@nbn.org.uk
List type
Conservation list
Description
Protected Birds, Animals and Plants are listed in Schedules 1, 5 and 8 respectively of the Wildlife and Countryside Act.Schedule 1. The Act makes it an offence (with exception to species listed in Schedule 2) to intentionally kill, injure or take any wild bird or their eggs or nests. Special penalties are available for offences related to birds listed on Schedule 1, for which there are additional offences of disturbing these birds at their nests, or their dependent young. Schedule 5. The Act makes it an offence (subject to exceptions) to intentionally kill, injure, or take, possess, or trade in any wild animal listed in Schedule 5, and prohibits interference with places used for shelter or protection, or intentionally disturbing animals occupying such places. The Act also prohibits certain methods of killing, injuring, or taking wild animals.Schedule 8. The Act makes it an offence (subject to exceptions) to pick, uproot, trade in, or possess (for the purposes of trade) any wild plant listed in Schedule 8, and prohibits the unauthorised intentional uprooting of such plants.There is a statutory five-yearly review of Schedules 5 and 8 (protected wild animals and plants respectively).
Date submitted
2020-09-25
Date updated
2020-10-05
Is private
No
Included in species pages
Yes
Authoritative
Yes
Invasive
No
Threatened
No
Part of the sensitive data service
No
Region
Not provided
Metadata link
https://registry.nbnatlas.org/public/show/dr2402

14 Number of Taxa

2 Distinct Species

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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Delphinapterus leucas
Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776)
White Whale
 
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Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Narwhal
 
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Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Narwhal
 
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Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Narwhal
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched) Designation
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.4c
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.4A
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.5a
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.4b
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.4.a
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (killing/injuring)
Delphinapterus leucas Delphinapterus leucas (Pallas, 1776) White Whale
Schedule 5 Section 9.1 (taking)
Monodon monoceros Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Narwhal
Schedule 5 Section 9.4A
Monodon monoceros Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Narwhal
Schedule 5 Section 9.4c
Monodon monoceros Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Narwhal
Schedule 5 Section 9.5a
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