List name
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 - Schedule 8
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). Schedule 8 description - Plants which are protected from intentional picking, uprooting or destruction (Section 13 1a); selling, offering for sale, possessing or transporting for the purpose of sale (live or dead, part or derivative) (Section 13 2a); advertising (any of these) for buying or selling (Section 13 2b).
Date submitted
2020-09-25
Date updated
2020-10-02
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/dr2414

183 Number of Taxa

183 Distinct Species

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Cystopteris dickieana
Cystopteris dickieana R. Sim
Dickie's Bladder-fern
 
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Ophioglossum lusitanicum
Ophioglossum lusitanicum L.
Least Adder's-tongue
 
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Trichomanes speciosum
Trichomanes speciosum Willd.
Killarney Fern
 
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Woodsia alpina
Woodsia alpina (Bolton) Gray
Alpine Woodsia
 
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Woodsia ilvensis
Woodsia ilvensis (L.) R. Br.
Oblong Woodsia
 
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Ajuga chamaepitys
Ajuga chamaepitys (L.) Schreb.
Ground-pine
 
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Alisma gramineum
Alisma gramineum Lej.
Ribbon-leaved Water-plantain
 
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Allium sphaerocephalon
Allium sphaerocephalon L.
Round-headed Leek
 
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Alyssum alyssoides
Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L.
Small Alison
 
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Apium repens
Apium repens (Jacq.) Lag.
Creeping Marshwort
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched)
Cystopteris dickieana Cystopteris dickieana R. Sim Dickie's Bladder-fern
Ophioglossum lusitanicum Ophioglossum lusitanicum L. Least Adder's-tongue
Trichomanes speciosum Trichomanes speciosum Willd. Killarney Fern
Woodsia alpina Woodsia alpina (Bolton) Gray Alpine Woodsia
Woodsia ilvensis Woodsia ilvensis (L.) R. Br. Oblong Woodsia
Ajuga chamaepitys Ajuga chamaepitys (L.) Schreb. Ground-pine
Alisma gramineum Alisma gramineum Lej. Ribbon-leaved Water-plantain
Allium sphaerocephalon Allium sphaerocephalon L. Round-headed Leek
Alyssum alyssoides Alyssum alyssoides (L.) L. Small Alison
Apium repens Apium repens (Jacq.) Lag. Creeping Marshwort
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