List of Protected Birds
All birds which have special protection during the breeding season anywhere in Britain and Ireland are listed below together with a Y to indicate the country in which they are specially protected. You will need a specific licence or permit to approach an active nest or adult with dependent young in the country specified.
Choose the first letter of the English name:
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