List name
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4A
Owner
ellavogel.nbn@gmail.com
List type
Conservation list
Description
Wildlife and Countryside Act Schedules 1, 5 and 8 (protected birds, animals and plants). 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). Intentionally or recklessly disturbs any wild animal included in Schedule 5.
URL
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/all?title=Wildlife%20and%20Countryside%20Act%201981
Date submitted
2017-01-27
Date updated
2020-09-23
Is private
No
Included in species pages
No
Authoritative
No
Invasive
No
Threatened
No
Part of the sensitive data service
No
Region
Not provided
Metadata link
https://registry.nbnatlas.org/public/show/dr638

30 Number of Taxa

28 Distinct Species

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Megaptera novaeangliae
Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781)
Humpback Whale
 
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Kogia breviceps
Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838)
Pygmy Sperm Whale
 
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Hyperoodon ampullatus
Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770)
Northern Bottlenose Whale
 
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Grampus griseus
Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812)
Risso's Dolphin
 
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Mesoplodon europaeus
Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855)
Gervais's Beaked Whale
 
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Lagenorhynchus acutus
Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828)
Atlantic White-sided Dolphin
 
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Lagenorhynchus albirostris
Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846)
White-beaked Dolphin
 
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Cetorhinus maximus
Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Basking Shark
 
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Balaenoptera musculus
Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Blue Whale
 
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Orcinus orca
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Killer Whale
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched)
Megaptera novaeangliae Megaptera novaeangliae (Borowski, 1781) Humpback Whale
Kogia breviceps Kogia breviceps (de Blainville, 1838) Pygmy Sperm Whale
Hyperoodon ampullatus Hyperoodon ampullatus (Forster, 1770) Northern Bottlenose Whale
Grampus griseus Grampus griseus (G. Cuvier, 1812) Risso's Dolphin
Mesoplodon europaeus Mesoplodon europaeus (Gervais, 1855) Gervais's Beaked Whale
Lagenorhynchus acutus Lagenorhynchus acutus (Gray, 1828) Atlantic White-sided Dolphin
Lagenorhynchus albirostris Lagenorhynchus albirostris (Gray, 1846) White-beaked Dolphin
Cetorhinus maximus Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765) Basking Shark
Balaenoptera musculus Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Blue Whale
Orcinus orca Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) Killer Whale
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