SHOWING BIRDS OF PREY TO THE

PUBLIC FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES

THE LAW WHEN SHOWING ANY KIND OF BIRD OF PREY IN ENGLAND. THAT REQUIRE ARTICAL 10’S

KEEPERS OF BIRDS OF PREY IF ASKED BY  ORGANIZATIONS,  PRIVATE OR PUBLIC TO SHOW YOUR BIRD TO THE PUBLIC FOR GAIN THIS MEANS PAYMENT OF TYPE>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

(DONATIONS, PAYMENT, GIFTS OF ANY KIND THIS INCLUDES MEALS) THE BIRD’S  DISPLAYED THAT REQUIRE AN ARTICAL 10, MUST HAVE AN ARTICAL 10 IT Should ACCOMPANY THE BID ON DISPLAY OR A PHOTO COPY OF THE A10. (but not law can save a lot of wasted time)

IT SHOULD SHOW THE IDENTIFICATION MARK, RING NUMBER OR MICRO CHIP(MISSILE INPLANT) NUMBER ON THE BIRD AS THE SAME IN BOX 4 ON THE ARTICAL 10, GOVERNING PERSONS HAVE THE RIGHT AND CAN ASK TO SEE THE (ARTICAL 10) AT ANY TIME YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO PRODUCE IT,  YOU SHOULD HAVE HAD THIS FROM THE BREEDER WHO BRED THE SAID BIRD.( APPLICATION FORMS FOR THE A10s FROM  D.E.F.R.A).

This is for England only, other countries contact your Governing bodies for information on the law to display birds of prey to the public, and A10s as some countries charge for A10. Portugal charges 20 euro’s for each A10 and take up to 2-3 months to receive. the Portuguese Government will say all birds that enter Portugal must be Registered  over rides English A10 even though A10 are valid in all E.U Countries,

FAILIER TO DO THIS WILL HOLD A HEAVY FINE FOR EVERY BIRD THAT IS DISPLAYED WITHOUT THE A10 AT THE TIME  AND THE ORGANIZER OF AN EVENT  COULD ALSO BE FINED.

an organizer of any event in England  that has more than 1 Person with birds of prey OR OTHER BIRDS CHICKENS ETC, from  different areas  must Contact D.E.F.R.A  at least 14 days before the event.  to check if a Licence is required for congregation (GATHERING)  of birds in a single area your Show. The (BIRD FLU) Law still applies in some parts of England.  It is advised that birds owners attending these events  have Bio Security in place( alcohol hand wash)

Falconers must not pass gloves to other bird handlers from other areas.

                  Prevent avian contamination.

FAILEUR TO COMPLY TO THE BRITISH AVIAN FLU REGULATIONS CARRIES A FINE OF £5,000 OR A JAIL SENTANCE OF 6 MONTHS.

 

 

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Many Hoots have all relevant licences to display birds of prey to the public. Article 10s Those that need one, have one, we have public liability insurance, and have Bio Security in place.

Many Hoots is BALIA Registered.

           BALIA REGISTERED HOLDINGS NUMBER RH/35/99/053

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TO SEE WHAT AN

A10 CERTIFICATE

LOOKS LIKE

THIS BOX WILL HAVE THE BREEDERS OR HOLDERS NAME

IN IT

Number of Certificate

 

Box 4

 will have species of the Bird

Sex, Date hatched or acquired,

Ring number or chip number or other unique Number

Of the bird

ALL BRITISH OWLS AND  SOME OTHER OWLS NEED THIS CERTIFICATE BELOW BEFORE YOU CAN SHOW THE BIRD TO THE PUBLIC FOR GAIN, AS DO OTHER BIRDS, CONTACT

DEFRA TEL ENGLAND  0044(0)1173728749  OR CLICK ON NEXT TO SEE THE BIRDS THAT NEED A10s If in dought telephone number above,

THERE IS FREE MOVEMENT OF SOME BIRDS WITHIN E.U. COUNTRIES, THERE FOR YOU CAN TAKE YOUR BIRD OF PREY ON HOLIDAY AND BRING IT BACK FREELY AS LONG AS YOU HAVE PROPER PAPERS, and permission from the country you are going to. CONTACT DEFRA FOR MORE INFORMATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO

SOME BIRDS ENTERING ENGLAND.

You cannot import birds to England WITHOUT PAPERS It is illegal, the bird or birds will be taken from you.

            BE WARNED

 

TEL 0044(0)1173728749.For more information

A10s ARE FOR, SHOWING BIRDS FOR GAIN, SALE, HOLDING FOR SALE,TRANSPORTING FOR SALE, BREEDING  AND MUCH MORE YOU MUST READ BOX 20 IT IS NOT ILLEGAL IF A PERSON GIVES YOU A BIRD FREE OF CHARGE, AS LONG AS YOU GET A LETTER TO THAT EFFECT FROM THE PERSON THAT GAVE YOU THE BIRD. ( English Law). Always get a letter                        from the person you get any type of bird from.

 

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Also a list of all Birds that need an A10 for commercial use in the UK.
If you are not sure contact Defra  
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LIST OF SCHEDULE 4 BIRDS
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A LIST OF ALL REGISTERABLE  BIRDS IN THE UK.
Also birds needing an A10 for showing for gain

A10s FROM BIRD REGISTRATION NOW COST £25 EACHAS FROM 6th APRIL 2009

Birds of prey are not pets,

You must have lots of time for them,

Animal Health,

Wildlife licensing & Registration Services (WLRS)

Floor1, Zone 1

Temple Quay House,

2 The Square,

Bristol,

BS1 6EB,

Address to obtain a form for Article 10 for your Bird, if you intend to Display to the public,

If you intend to breed your bird an A10 is also required to identify the parent birds of the young if you intend to sell the offspring, or show for commercial gain. IF YOU ARE NOT SURE PHONE & ASK

 

 

UKs. REGISTERABLE BIRDS, are on the next page

Disabled Wild Birds

You may only take a native wild  Owl into captivity if it is unable to fend for itself. And

Then only for the purpose to tendering it until it is fit for release.  If the Owl is

Permanently Disabled it may be used for educational display to the public, provided you have obtained an Article 10 certificate . Applicants must provide a letter from a

Veterinary surgeon confirming that the bird is permanently disabled and provide full

Details of its acquisition. The SALE OF WILD BIRDS IS NOT ALLOWED.

For Article 10 application forms and advice please contact the address above the article 10 specimen or Telephone 0117 3728774 or Fax 0117 3728206

Or you can e-mail wildlife.licensing@animalhealth.gsi.gov.uk

Website http://www.defra.gov.uk/animalhealth/cites/birdregistration

ALWAYS ASK IF YOU ARE NOT SURE.

It is your responsibility to prove that you acquired any Bird of prey lawfully or wild bird lawfully always get a letter from the person that gave you the bird no matter what it is how old it is, if they will not give you a letter it is better not to take the bird, prevention of breaking the law is better than a £5000 fine or TIME  IN JAIL,

01173726098

Not sure phone for advice

DEFRA bird registration

list of all Owls. and annex A Birds that require an A10 for  commercial use. Also a list of all schedule 4 Birds of PREY

That require Registration (Blue documentNEXT>>>>>>>

When and if you require an A10 the conditions for the use of the bird will Vary from bird to bird depending how you required the bird, and your intentions of use of the bird So you must READ BOX 20 and take note of what is says, If you are not sure on the conditions of the A10 they do sound hard to understand for some people.

Before you do anything with your A10 bird LOOK AT BOX 20

If it says ... The certificate is valid for all commercial activities through out the life of the specimen , this specimen must be permanently and uniquely

Marked as described in box 4. YOU ARE COVERED WITH ALL ACTIVITIES.

Manyhoots has written this as an easy way for you to understand the Law about A10s but remember the law changes every so often, always check with DEFRA as well.  manyhoots excepts no responsibility for liability if any part of this is wrong if the law changes and we have not updated this section on A10, we will do our best.

 

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