Most wildlife photography is unlikely to require a licence. However, if your actions might otherwise cause an offence to be committed in relation to a protected species, e.g. disturbing a nesting Schedule 1 species of bird, or an otter using a holt, then in order to carry on that work legally you will need to be covered by a licence.
If you already have a licence number, include it in the subject line of your email, or have it to hand when you call.
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