15A NCAC 10H .0811      OTHER RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS

(a)  Every falconer must carry his license on his person when conducting any falconry activities away from approved facilities as described in Rule .0808 of this Section.

(b)  Visitors to the United States may practice falconry under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(14) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(c)  A licensee may take his raptors to another country to practice falconry under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(15) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(d)  A licensee who practices falconry in the vicinity of a federally listed species must avoid take of the listed species as described in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(17) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(e)  If a licensee's raptor takes a non-target species, the licensee may allow his bird to feed on the prey, but not take the non-target species into his possession.

(f)  Feathers that are molted may be retained and exchanged by falconry licensees only for imping purposes or otherwise disposed of as set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(12)(i)-(v) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-270.3(b)(4); 50 C.F.R. 21.29;

Eff. September 1, 1979;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2012;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. December 6, 2016.