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Purpose Description
Status
Application 
Licence 
Licence Project Details
Species Name
Species 
Commence 
Expiry Date
Activity Location
Date
Number
Scientific Name Date
Conservation 
Refused
18-Jun-2009
N/A
Licence application is to shoot 6 buzzards to 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
at [Location], [Location] in 
conserve wild birds
Stirling Council Area
Conservation 
Refused
21-Sep-2009
N/A
To shoot 30 buzzards for the conservation of 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
at [Location] in 
grey partridges in the area.
Aberdeenshire Council 
Area
Conservation 
Refused
07-Apr-2010
N/A
Licence application is to shoot buzzard and 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
at [Location], [Location] 
sparrowhawk
and [Location] and 
[Location] in Angus 
Council Area
Conservation 
Refused
18-Jun-2010
N/A
For 4 buzzards and refused  "[Location] in Perth  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
[Location] in Perth & 
& Kinross Council area" 
Kinross Council Area
Conservation 
Refused
28-May-2010
N/A
Applied to shoot 4 buzzards to preserve red 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
[Location] in Perth & 
squirrels at [Location]
Kinross Council area
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Jan-2011
12344
To kill, for the purpose of preserving air 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
07-Jan-2011
07-Jan-2012
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
safety:Common Buzzard  up to the maximum of 
Edinburgh
25 birds;
EH12 9DN
Preserving public health or  Issued
12-Jan-2012
12513
To kill, for the purpose of preserving air 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
12-Jan-2012
11-Jan-2013
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
safety:Common Buzzard  up to the maximum of 
Edinburgh
25 birds;
EH12 9DN
Preserving public health or  Issued
10-Dec-2012
12554
The shooting of up to 10 common buzzards for 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
17-Jan-2012
31-Dec-2012
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
the purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
Airport.
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
13-Jan-2012
12601
The killing of up to 3 common buzzards for the 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
24-Jan-2012
31-Dec-2012
Glasgow Airport
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at Glasgow 
Paisley
Airport.
Renfrewshire Council 
Area
PA3 2ST
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Feb-2012
12693
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards for the  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
14-Feb-2012
12-Feb-2013
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at RAF 
Moray Council Area
Lossiemouth.
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Feb-2012
12695
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards for the  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
14-Feb-2012
12-Feb-2013
RAF Kinloss
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at RAF Kinloss.
Moray Council Area
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Jun-2012
13786
The shooting of up to 5 common buzzard for the  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
12-Jun-2012
12-Jun-2013
Royal Airforce Leuchars 
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at RAF 
Airfield
Leuchars.
Fife
KY16 0JX
Preserving public health or  Issued
28-Dec-2012
14512
The shooting of up to 12 common buzzards for 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2013
31-Dec-2013
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
the purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
Airport.  
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
08-Jan-2013
14536
The killing of up to 3 common buzzards for the 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
08-Jan-2013
31-Dec-2013
Glasgow Airport
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at Glasgow 
Paisley
Airport.  This licence supercedes licence no. 
12601
Renfrewshire Council 
Area
PA3 2ST

Purpose Description
Status
Application 
Licence 
Licence Project Details
Species Name
Species 
Commence 
Expiry Date
Activity Location
Date
Number
Scientific Name Date
Preserving public health or  Issued
13-Feb-2013
15488
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards for the  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
13-Feb-2013
12-Feb-2014
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at RAF 
Moray Council Area
Lossiemouth.
Preserving public health or  Issued
13-Feb-2013
15489
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards for the  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
13-Feb-2013
12-Feb-2014
RAF Kinloss
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at RAF Kinloss.
Moray Council Area
Preventing serious 
Refused
10-Jun-2013
N/A
To shoot up to 4 osprey to prevent serious 
Osprey
Pandion haliaetus 10-Jun-2013
30-Jun-2014
[Location] Perth & Kinross 
damage to livestock, 
damage at [Location], Perthshire
Council Area
foodstuff for livestock, 
crops, vegetables, fruit, 
growing timber, fisheries 
or inland water
Preserving public health or  Issued
04-Jul-2013
20934
The shooting of up to 5 common buzzard for the  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
05-Jul-2013
05-Jul-2014
Royal Airforce Leuchars 
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at RAF 
Airfield
Leuchars.
Fife
KY16 0JX
Preserving public health or  Issued
12-Jul-2013
21085
To kill, for the purpose of preserving air safety: 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
17-Jul-2013
31-Dec-2013
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
Common Buzzard  up to the maximum of 50 
Edinburgh
birds;
EH12 9DN
Preserving public health or  Issued
05-Dec-2013
25969
The shooting of up to 12 common buzzards for 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2014
31-Dec-2014
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
the purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
Airport.  
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
09-Jan-2014
26537
To kill, for the purpose of preserving air safety: 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
13-Jan-2014
12-Jan-2015
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
Common Buzzard  up to the maximum of 50 
Edinburgh
birds;
EH12 9DN
Preserving public health or  Issued
21-Jan-2014
27104
The shooting of 3 common buzzards at Glasgow  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
28-Jan-2014
31-Dec-2014
Glasgow Airport 
public or air safety
Airport, Paisley  for the purpose of preserving air 
Paisley
safety.
Renfrewshire Council 
Area 
PA3 2ST
Preserving public health or  Issued
29-Jan-2014
27528
The shooting of 2 buzzards for the purpose of 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
30-Jan-2014
29-Jan-2015
Glasgow Prestwick 
public or air safety
preserving air safety.
Airport
Prestwick
KA9 2PL
Preserving public health or  Issued
12-Mar-2014
29768
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards at 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
12-Mar-2014
11-Mar-2015
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
RAF Lossiemouth for the purpose of preserving 
Moray Council Area
air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
12-Mar-2014
29770
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards at 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
12-Mar-2014
11-Mar-2015
RAF Kinloss
public or air safety
RAF Kinloss for the purpose of preserving air 
Moray Council Area
safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
03-Jul-2014
35720
The shooting of up to 5 common buzzard at RAF  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
03-Jul-2014
02-Jul-2015
RAF Leuchers
public or air safety
Leuchars for the purpose of preserving air 
KY16 0JX
safety.

Purpose Description
Status
Application 
Licence 
Licence Project Details
Species Name
Species 
Commence 
Expiry Date
Activity Location
Date
Number
Scientific Name Date
Preserving public health or  Issued
23-Dec-2014
45806
The shooting of up to 12 common buzzards for 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2015
31-Dec-2015
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
the purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
Airport.  
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
05-Jan-2015
45962
The shooting of common buzzards at Edinburgh  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
19-Jan-2015
18-Jan-2016
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
Airport for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
13-Jan-2015
47078
The shooting of common buzzards at Glasgow 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
19-Jan-2015
31-Dec-2015
Glasgow Airport 
public or air safety
Airport, Paisley for the purpose of preserving air 
Paisley
safety.
Renfrewshire Council 
Area 
PA3 2ST
Preserving public health or  Issued
28-Jan-2015
48100
The shooting of 2 buzzards for the purpose of 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
30-Jan-2015
29-Jan-2016
Glasgow Prestwick 
public or air safety
preserving air safety.
Airport
Prestwick
KA9 2PL
Preserving public health or  Issued
18-Feb-2015
50506
The shooting of up to 2 Kestrels at Inverness 
Kestrel
Falco tinnunculus 18-Feb-2015
31-Aug-2015
Inverness Airport
public or air safety
Airport for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Dalcross
Preserving public health or  Issued
08-Apr-2015
54293
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards at 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
12-Mar-2015
11-Mar-2016
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
RAF Lossiemouth for the purpose of preserving 
Moray Council Area
air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Jan-2016
55469
The shooting of up to 2 Kestrels and 4 Buzzards  Kestrel, Buzzard
Falco 
24-Apr-2015
31-Aug-2015
Inverness Airport
public or air safety
at Inverness Airport for the purpose of preserving 
tinnunculus, 
Dalcross
air safety.
Buteo buteo
Preserving public health or  Issued
31-Dec-2015
69374
The shooting of common buzzard at Edinburgh 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
31-Dec-2015
19-Jan-2017
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
Airport for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Jan-2016
69479
The shooting of kestrels and buzzards at 
Kestrel, Buzzard
Falco 
07-Jan-2016
31-Dec-2016
Inverness Airport
public or air safety
Inverness Airport for the purpose of preserving 
tinnunculus, 
Dalcross
air safety.
Buteo buteo
Preserving public health or  Issued
14-Jan-2016
69861
The shooting of up to 12 common buzzards for 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
14-Jan-2016
31-Dec-2016
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
the purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
International Airport.  
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
26-Jan-2016
70873
The shooting of buzzards for the purpose of 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
26-Jan-2016
25-Jan-2017
Glasgow Prestwick 
public or air safety
preserving air safety.
Airport
Prestwick
KA9 2PL
Preserving public health or  Issued
06-Apr-2016
76550
The shooting of up to 5 common buzzard at RAF  Buzzard
Buteo buteo
06-Apr-2016
05-Apr-2017
RAF Leuchers
public or air safety
Leuchars for the purpose of preserving air 
KY16 0JX
safety.

Purpose Description
Status
Application 
Licence 
Licence Project Details
Species Name
Species 
Commence 
Expiry Date
Activity Location
Date
Number
Scientific Name Date
Preserving public health or  Issued
28-Apr-2016
78380
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards at 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
28-Apr-2016
27-Apr-2017
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
RAF Lossiemouth for the purpose of preserving 
Moray Council Area
air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
15-Jun-2016
81414
The shooting of up to 2 common buzzards at 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
15-Jun-2016
16-Jun-2017
RAF Kinloss
public or air safety
RAF Kinloss for the purpose of preserving air 
Moray Council Area
safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Sep-2016
85714
The shooting of common buzzards at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
07-Sep-2016
30-Sep-2017
RAF Kinloss
public or air safety
Kinloss for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Moray Council Area
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Sep-2016
85718
The shooting of common buzzards at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
07-Sep-2016
30-Sep-2017
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
Lossiemouth for the purpose of preserving air 
Moray Council Area
safety.
Refused
N/A
Application was made to kill peregrine, red kites  Sparrowhawk, 
Accipiter nisus, 
Dumfries and Galloway 
and sparrowhawks to protect property
Red Kite, 
Milvus milvus, 
Council Area
Peregrine Falcon Falco perigrinus
Preserving public health or  Issued
27-Oct-2016
88357
The shooting of common buzzards at Glasgow 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
27-Oct-2016
31-Jan-2017
Glasgow Airport and 
public or air safety
Airport and the vacinity for the purpose of 
vicinity,
preserving air safety.
Paisley,
Renfrewshire Council 
Area,
PA3 2ST
Preserving public health or  Issued
20-Dec-2016
90828
The shooting of common buzzard at Edinburgh 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2017
31-Dec-2017
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
Airport for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
06-Jan-2017
91299
The shooting of common buzzards at Glasgow 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
06-Jan-2017
03-Jan-2018
Glasgow Airport and 
public or air safety
Airport and the vacinity for the purpose of 
vicinity,
preserving air safety.
Paisley,
Renfrewshire Council 
Area,
PA3 2ST
Preserving public health or  Issued
16-Jan-2017
91500
The shooting of common buzzards for the 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
16-Jan-2017
31-Dec-2017
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
International Airport.  
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
18-Jan-2017
91850
The shooting of kestrels and buzzards at 
Kestrel, Buzzard
Falco 
16-Jan-2017
31-Dec-2017
Inverness Airport
public or air safety
Inverness Airport, Dalcross, IV2 7JB  for the 
tinnunculus, 
Dalcross
purpose of preserving air safety.
Buteo buteo
IV2 7JB
Preserving public health or  Issued
27-Jan-2017
92010
The shooting of buzzards for the purpose of 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
27-Jan-2017
25-Jan-2018
Glasgow Prestwick 
public or air safety
preserving air safety.
Airport
Prestwick
KA9 2PL
Preserving public health or  Issued
30-Jan-2017
92889
The shooting of common buzzards at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
30-Jan-2017
30-Sep-2017
RAF Lossiemouth
public or air safety
Lossiemouth for the purpose of preserving air 
Moray Council Area
safety.

Purpose Description
Status
Application 
Licence 
Licence Project Details
Species Name
Species 
Commence 
Expiry Date
Activity Location
Date
Number
Scientific Name Date
Preserving public health or  Issued
30-Jan-2017
92893
The shooting of common buzzards at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
30-Jan-2017
30-Sep-2017
RAF Kinloss
public or air safety
Kinloss for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Moray Council Area
Preserving public health or  Issued
17-Mar-2017
96377
The shooting of common buzzard at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
31-Mar-2017
30-Mar-2018
RAF Leuchers
public or air safety
Leuchars for the purpose of preserving air 
KY16 0JX
safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
06-Jul-2017
103136
Killing or taking of barn owl and the destruction of  Barn Owl
Tyto alba
06-Jul-2017
31-Dec-2017
Edinburgh City Council 
public or air safety
their nests and eggs at farm steading, for the 
Area
purpose of preserving public health or public 
safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
27-Sep-2017
107011
The shooting of common buzzards at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
27-Sep-2017
30-Sep-2018
RAF Kinloss and RAF 
public or air safety
Kinloss or RAF Lossiemouth for the purpose of 
Lossiemouth
preserving air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Dec-2017
111103
The shooting of buzzards at Inverness Airport, 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2018
31-Dec-2018
Inverness Airport
public or air safety
Dalcross, IV2 7JB  for the purpose of preserving 
Dalcross
air safety.
IV2 7JB
Preserving public health or  Issued
07-Dec-2017
111174
The shooting of common buzzards at Glasgow 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2018
31-Dec-2018
Glasgow Airport and 
public or air safety
Airport and the vacinity for the purpose of 
vicinity,
preserving air safety.
Paisley,
Renfrewshire Council 
Area,
PA3 2ST
Preserving public health or  Issued
18-Dec-2017
111375
The shooting of common buzzard at Edinburgh 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
01-Jan-2018
31-Dec-2018
Edinburgh Airport
public or air safety
Airport for the purpose of preserving air safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
15-Jan-2018
112580
Killing or taking of one sparrowhawk at Booker 
Sparrowhawk
Accipiter nisus
15-Jan-2018
22-Jan-2018
Booker Cash and Carry, 
public or air safety
Cash and Carry, Ingleston Park, Greenock, 
Ingleston Park, Greenock, 
PA15 4RR for the purpose of preserving public 
PA15 4RR
health or public safety.
Preserving public health or  Issued
23-Jan-2018
113111
The shooting of buzzards for the purpose of 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
26-Jan-2018
25-Jan-2019
Glasgow Prestwick 
public or air safety
preserving air safety at Glasgow Prestwick 
Airport
Airport.
Prestwick
KA9 2PL
Preserving public health or  Issued
21-Feb-2018
115776
The shooting of common buzzards for the 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
21-Feb-2018
31-Dec-2018
Aberdeen Airport
public or air safety
purpose of preserving air safety at Aberdeen 
Dyce
International Airport.  
Aberdeen
Preserving public health or  Issued
29-Mar-2018
118098
The shooting of common buzzard at RAF 
Buzzard
Buteo buteo
29-Mar-2018
30-Mar-2019
RAF Leuchers
public or air safety
Leuchars for the purpose of preserving air 
KY16 0JX
safety.