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The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Variation of Schedule 4) (Scotland) Order 2009

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Variation of Schedule 4) (Scotland) Order 2009, and comes into force on 21st December 2009.

(2) This Order extends to Scotland only.

Variation of Schedule 4

2.—(1) The following birds are removed from Schedule 4(1) to the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (“the 1981 Act”) (birds which must be registered and ringed if kept in captivity):—

Common Name

Scientific Name

Bunting, CirlEmberiza cirlus
Bunting, LaplandCalcarius lapponicus
Bunting, SnowPlectrophenax nivalis
Eagle, Adalbert’sAquila adalberti
Eagle, Great PhilippinePithecophaga jefferyi
Eagle, ImperialAquila heliaca
Eagle, New GuineaHarpyopsis novaeguineae
ChoughPyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Crossbills (all species)Loxia spp
Falcon, BarbaryFalco pelegrinoides
Falcon, GyrFalco rusticolus
FieldfareTurdus pilaris
FirecrestRegulus ignicapillus
Fish-Eagle, MadagascarHaliaeetus vociferoides
Forest-Falcon, PlumbeousMicrastur plumbeus
Harrier, HenCircus cyaneus
Hawk, GalapagosButeo galapagoensis
Hawk, Grey-backedLeucopternis occidentalis
Hawk, HawaiianButeo solitarius
Hawk, Ridgway’sButeo ridgwayi
Hawk, White-neckedLeucopternis lacernulata
Hawk-Eagle, Wallace’sSpizaetus nanus
HobbyFalco subbuteo
Honey-Buzzard, BlackHenicopernis infuscatus
Kestrel, LesserFalco naumanni
Kestrel, MauritiusFalco punctatus
Kite, RedMilvus milvus
Oriole, GoldenOriolus oriolus
Redstart, BlackPhoenicurus ochruros
RedwingTurdus iliacus
Sea-Eagle, Pallas’Haliaeetus leucoryphus
Sea-Eagle, Steller’sHaliaeetus pelagicus
SerinSerinus serinus
Serpent-Eagle, AndamanSpilornis elgini
Serpent-Eagle, MadagascarEutriorchis astur
Serpent-Eagle, MountainSpilornis kinabaluensis
ShorelarkEremophila alpestris
Shrike, Red-BackedLanius collurio
Sparrowhawk, Gundlach’sAccipiter gundlachi
Sparrowhawk, ImitatorAccipiter imitator
Sparrowhawk, New BritainAccipiter brachyurus
Sparrowhawk, SmallAccipiter nanus
Tit, BeardedPanurus biarmicus
Tit, CrestedParus cristatus
Warbler, Cetti’sCettia cetti
Warbler, DartfordSylvia undata
Warbler, MarshAcrocephalus palustris
Warbler, Savi’sLocustella luscinioides
WoodlarkLullula arborea
WryneckJynx torquilla

(2) The words “Any bird one of whose parents or other lineal ancestor was a bird of a kind specified in the foregoing provisions of this Schedule” at the end of the list of birds in Schedule 4 to the 1981 Act are omitted.

Revocation

3.  Article 3 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 (Variation of Schedule 4) Order 1994(2) is revoked.

R CUNNINGHAM

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

24th November 2009

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