68A-16.003. Non-Listed Migratory Bird Nests  


Effective on Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • 1For birds identified by the United States Departments of Interior or Commerce in 1450 C.F.R. §10.13, 17List of 19Migratory Birds (effective 09/2016, which is hereby incorporated by reference at 30https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-0792232), and not listed in chapter 68A-27 or rule 4168A-16.002, 42F.A.C.

    43(1) The possession, sale, purchase, barter, transport, import, export, or collection of an inactive or active nest (meaning a nest containing eggs or flightless young) or parts thereof are prohibited by the Commission without appropriate Federal authorization or as authorized in Commission-approved guidelines (incorporated by reference on June 25, 2019, Osprey – 95https://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-1043197).

    98(2) Notwithstanding the prohibitions in subsection (1), onsite destruction of an inactive nest (meaning a nest that does not contain eggs or flightless young) or parts thereof is permitted by the Commission but may require Federal authorization.

    135Rulemaking Authority Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. Law Implemented Art. IV, Sec. 9, Fla. Const. History–New 3-2-17, Amended 6-25-19.