Report dead birds


Before completing this form, review the below criteria for reporting potential bird flu cases

Call Defra on 03459 33 55 77 if you find:

  • one or more dead birds of prey
  • 3 or more dead gulls or wild waterfowl (swans, geese and ducks)
  • 5 or more dead birds of any species

You do not need to report any other found dead wild birds using this form. Bird flu is not a notifiable disease in wild birds.

To report any other dead animals, use our street cleansing form

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