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Cormorants

Volume 77: debated on Thursday 18 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list all those locations for which licences to kill cormorants were issued in 1984 and 1985, respectively; and if he will indicate the number of birds killed at each location.

The locations for which licences were issued to kill cormorants for the prevention of serious damage to fisheries in 1984 and 1985 to date are as follows:

Loch or River SystemNumber of licencesNumbers Killed
1984198519841985
Loch Maree1Nil5Nil
Loch Leven1Nil107Nil
Lochailort121Nil
Doon11221
Laggan & Duich11183
Spean1Nil3Nil
Brora1114Nil
South Esk334Nil
Spey & Findhorn1Nil1Nil
Nairn1122Nil
Annan12NilNil
Awe11NilNil
Conon1Nil6Nil
Tay66272145
Tweed22853
Ythan1Nil314Nil
Shin1Nil12Nil
Total2520886152