Republic of Ireland protected species licensing
The specially protected species in the Republic of Ireland are detailed in the Wildlife Act 1976 and Wildlife (Amendment) Act 2000.
The BTO is not involved in the issue of disturbance licences in the Republic of Ireland.
Licenses are issued directly by the National Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government.
Climate change in a warming world
BTO science contributes to our understanding of future scenarios, and informing policies and conservation management strategies to help species adapt.