A new online service to report dead wild birds has been launched by the Government.

According to GOV.UK, the birds reported may be collected and tested for bird flu, or other causes of death. This helps to explain if diseases are present and in which types of birds.

You can use the service to report dead wild birds if you find:

  • 1 or more dead bird of prey (such as an owl, hawk or buzzard)
  • 3 or more dead birds that include at least 1 gull, swan, goose or duck
  • 5 or more dead wild birds of any species

Further information and the link to report your findings can be found here

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