Legislation, policy and

conservation priorities

This section outlines the legislation, policies and conservation priorities that ornithologists and ecological consultants, and those involved with projects that include bird survey work, should be aware of. Variations between England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are outlined on country-specific pages.

The information and associated links provided here are correct as of the time of writing. Every effort will be made to ensure that any required changes are made in a timely manner; however, it is the responsibility of individuals to ensure they are referring to the most up to date information.

National Legislation