Pest animal information sheets

See how different pest animals are classified and whether land occupiers are obliged to take measures to control them.

'Eradication' and 'containment' pest animals

Rooks are the sole species for which total eradication is the objective; land occupiers are obliged to prevent the spread of three other species.

Rooks See information on all the species

'Surveillance' pest animals

Other pest animals

The Council can provide advice on the control of pest species such as rates, wasps and bees, which are the responsibility of the property owner.

Rats See information on other species