List name
Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 Schedule 5 Section 9.4.a
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). Section 9.4 subdivision a - Animals which are protected from intentional damage or destruction to any structure or place used for shelter or protection.
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/dr639
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Pyropteron chrysidiformis
Pyropteron chrysidiformis (Esper, 1782)
Fiery Clearwing
 
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Quickella arenaria
Quickella arenaria (Potiez & Michaud, 1835)
Sandbowl Snail
 
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Sciurus vulgaris
Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758
Eurasian Red Squirrel
 
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Siona lineata
Siona lineata (Scopoli, 1763)
Black-veined Moth
 
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Tenellia adspersa
Tenellia adspersa (Nordmann, 1845)
Lagoon Sea Slug
 
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Thalera fimbrialis
Thalera fimbrialis (Scopoli, 1763)
Sussex Emerald
 
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Thyasira gouldi
Thyasira gouldi (Philippi, 1845)
Northern hatchet shell
 
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Triops cancriformis
Triops cancriformis (Bosc, 1801)
Tadpole Shrimp
 
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Victorella pavida
Victorella pavida Saville-Kent, 1870
Trembling Sea-mat
 
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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)
Pyropteron chrysidiformis Pyropteron chrysidiformis (Esper, 1782) Fiery Clearwing
Quickella arenaria Quickella arenaria (Potiez & Michaud, 1835) Sandbowl Snail
Sciurus vulgaris Sciurus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 Eurasian Red Squirrel
Siona lineata Siona lineata (Scopoli, 1763) Black-veined Moth
Tenellia adspersa Tenellia adspersa (Nordmann, 1845) Lagoon Sea Slug
Thalera fimbrialis Thalera fimbrialis (Scopoli, 1763) Sussex Emerald
Thyasira gouldi Thyasira gouldi (Philippi, 1845) Northern hatchet shell
Triops cancriformis Triops cancriformis (Bosc, 1801) Tadpole Shrimp
Victorella pavida Victorella pavida Saville-Kent, 1870 Trembling Sea-mat
Ziphius cavirostris Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier, 1823 Cuvier's Beaked Whale
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