15A NCAC 10H .0814      Release of Raptors or moved to other permit

(a)  No raptor which is not native to the state of North Carolina and no hybrid of any kind may be released to the wild. Native, captive-bred birds may only be released with written permission from the Commission and under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(e)(9)(ii) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(b)  Native, wild birds may be released to the wild under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(e)(9)(iii) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(c)  Wild-caught birds may be transferred to another type of permit under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(5)(i)-(ii) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(d)  Captive-bred birds may be transferred to another type of permit under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(6) which is hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions.

(e)  Hacking and other training and conditioning techniques are allowed under conditions set for in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(2)(3) 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. January 1, 2012;

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