To report sick or injured birds, please contact the RSPCA on 0300 1234999

If you suspect that a bird has been poisoned or shot, or that its nest has been illegally destroyed then please contact the Police on the new, Nationwide non emergency number immediately, where you will connected to your local force:

  • Police 101

You should ask that the information should be reported immediately to a Wildlife Crime Officer and ask for an incident number.

Further advice can be sought from the RSPB on 01767 680551 and ask for the Investigations Team during office hours, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. or 07595 654947 (out of hours). For confidential reports of raptor persecution call 0300 999 0101.

Suspected poisoning incidents (e.g. multiple deaths; obvious bait and victim(s) etc.) should be reported to the Wildlife Incident Investigation Scheme (WIIS) on 0800 321600 in addition to the Police.