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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Mesoplodon mirus
Mesoplodon mirus True, 1913
True's Beaked Whale
 
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Monodon monoceros
Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758
Narwhal
 
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Nematostella vectensis
Nematostella vectensis Stephenson, 1935
Starlet Sea Anemone
 
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Orcinus orca
Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)
Killer Whale
 
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Phocoena phocoena
Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Porpoise
 
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Physeter macrocephalus
Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758
Sperm Whale
 
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Pseudorca crassidens
Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846)
False Killer Whale
 
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Stenella coeruleoalba
Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833)
Striped Dolphin
 
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Tursiops truncatus
Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821)
Bottle-nosed Dolphin
 
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Ziphius cavirostris
Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823
Cuvier's Beaked Whale
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched)
Mesoplodon mirus Mesoplodon mirus True, 1913 True's Beaked Whale
Monodon monoceros Monodon monoceros Linnaeus, 1758 Narwhal
Nematostella vectensis Nematostella vectensis Stephenson, 1935 Starlet Sea Anemone
Orcinus orca Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758) Killer Whale
Phocoena phocoena Phocoena phocoena (Linnaeus, 1758) Common Porpoise
Physeter macrocephalus Physeter macrocephalus Linnaeus, 1758 Sperm Whale
Pseudorca crassidens Pseudorca crassidens (Owen, 1846) False Killer Whale
Stenella coeruleoalba Stenella coeruleoalba (Meyen, 1833) Striped Dolphin
Tursiops truncatus Tursiops truncatus (Montagu, 1821) Bottle-nosed Dolphin
Ziphius cavirostris Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823 Cuvier's Beaked Whale
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