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Report a dead animal

Avian Bird Flu

If you find a dead wild bird please:

  • Report it to Defra on 03459 335577
  • Report it to us for removal on our form below

For further information please visit our page on Avian bird flu

Dead animals causing traffic hazards

If the animal is in the middle of a road or highway, and is a potential danger to traffic, please contact the police by phoning 101.

Dead animals in public places

We cannot remove dead animals from private land. We are only responsible for the removal of dead animals from:

  • the public highway
  • land or beaches that we own
  • beaches that are privately leased through the Council

 We aim to remove the dead animal within 24 hours.

Report a dead animal

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