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 are 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 cannot remove dead animals from private land.We aim to remove the dead animal within 24 hours.
Most issues can be resolved online, it's the quickest and most convenient way to get help.Use our contact us form
- Refuse and recycling
- 0300 1234 141