Gull Incidents

During 2019, we are collating data on the location of both gull nests and incidents relating to gulls in Dumfries and Heathhall.

A free egg and nest removal service is being offered (where safe, accessible and legal) to all properties within Dumfries and Heathhall.

Please follow the following instructions to notify us of either a nest or an incident. Click one of the buttons below to indicate whether you want to report a Gull Nest or Gull Incident

When you have done this you will be able to proceed to the next step and tell us the location and more details about the nest or incident.

Report a Gull Nest
Report a Gull Incident

You have selected to report a Gull :

Use the direction and zoom tools at the top left of the map to find your area of interest. You can also use the + and - keys on your keyboard to zoom in and out, and use the arrow keys to re-centre the map. You can use the "Address Search" button to find a town, street, address or postcode on the map.

Once you have found the area you are interested in use the 'define location' button to click the location on the map.

For more instructions on using this map, refer to the Help Guide.


Gull Map Legend
You have selected to report a Gull Nest at the following location:
If this location is incorrect, please use the Previous button and re-define the location.
Please enter the date that the nest was reported:
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Are you the Owner or Occupier of the Premises?
Gull Incident Details
You have selected to report a Gull Incident:
Please enter the date of the incident:
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Please enter the approximate time of the incident:
Please select the incident type:
Enter a description of the incident location and please provide any additional information:
Contact Details
First Name:
 I wish to receive a summary, by email, of the information that I have provided.
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Summary of Comment/Request

Please check the information below is correct. You can rectify any errors by using the Previous button to go back to the relevant page. Once you are happy that the information is correct select "Submit".


The information that you have supplied has been sent to Environmental Standards at Dumfries & Galloway Council.