15A NCAC 10H .0814      Release of Raptors and moving raptors to another LICENSE OR permit

(a)  Non-native and hybrid raptors shall not be released into the wild. Native, captive-bred birds may only be released upon written request and approval from the Commission and under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(e)(9)(ii).

(b)  Native wild birds may be released into the wild under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(e)(9)(iii).

(c)  Wild-caught birds may be transferred to another type of license or permit under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(5).

(d)  Captive-bred birds may be transferred to another type of license or permit under the conditions set forth in 50 CFR 21.29(f)(6).

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

 

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;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2018.