Amendments to the migratory bird treaty act regulations

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b. A.-BI t 29. Issued August 14, 1919.
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United States Department of Agriculture,

BUREAU OF BIOLOGICAL SURVEY.

E. W. NELSON, Ci4f of Dureau.



SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.


AMENDMENTS TO THE MIGRATORY BIRD TREATY ACT
REGULATIONS.

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AM3ERICAI A PROCLAMATION.

WHEREAS, The Secretary of Agriculture, pursuant to the authority
contained in Section three of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (40
Stat., 755), has submitted to me for approval Regulations, amenda-
tory of the Regulations approved and proclaimed July 31, 1918,
which the Secretary of Agriculture has determined to be suitable
amendatory Regulations permitting and governing the hunting, tak-
ing, capture, killing, possession, sale, purchase, shipment, transporta-
tion, carriage, and export of said birds and parts thereof and their
nests and eggs, which said amendments are as follows:

REGULATION 3.-MEANS BY WHICH MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS MAY BE TAKEN.

Regulation 3 is amended so as to read as follows:
The migratory game birds specified in Regulation 4 hereof may be taken
during the open season with a gun only, not larger than number 10 gauge, fired
from the shoulder, except as specifically permitted by Regulations 7, 8, 9, and
10 hereof; they miy be taken during the open se.ison from the land and water,
from a blind or floating device (other than an airplane, powerboat, sailboat,
any boat under sail, or any floating device towed by powerboat, or sailboat),
with the aid of a dog, and the use of decoys.

REGULATION 4.-OPEN SEASONS ON AND POSSESSION OF CERTAIN MIGRATORY
GAME BIRDS.

Regulation 4, subtitle "Doves", is amended so as to read as
follows:
Do'es.-The open seasons for mourning doves shall be as follows:
In Delaware, Maryland. Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana,
SIllinois, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas. New Mexico,
Colorado, Utah, Arizona, California, Nevad;l. Idahlio, and Oregon the open
season shall be from September 1 to Decemher 15; __
In North Carolina, Mississippi. and Louisi naT-fe'open 2if fromt
September 16 to December 31; and OC n -----
In South Carolina, GOt irgia. Florida, and Alab ma the open season. hall be
from October 16 to January 31. '" -
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REGULATION 5.-BAG LIMITS ON CERTAIN MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS.

Regulation 5 is amended so as to read as follows:
A person may take in any one day during the open seasons prescribed therefore
in Regulation 4 not to exceed the following numbers of migratory game birds:
Ducks (except wood-du .all kinds.
Geese.-Eight in the aggregate of all kinds.
Bra? lt.-Eight.
Rails, coot, mid gallinules (except sora).-Twenty-five in the aggregate of
all kinds.
Sora.-Fifty.
Black-b.llied and golden plorers and greater and lesser yellow-legs.-Fifteen
in the aggregate of all kinds.
Wilson snipe, or jacks' ipc.-Twenty-five.
Woodcock.-Six.
Doves (mourning).-Twenty-five.
Now, THEREFORE, I, WOODROW WILSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA, DO HEREBY APPROVE AND PROCLAIM the foregoing
amendatory regulations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the
seal of the United States of America to be affixed.
DONE in the District of Columbia, this 28th day of July, in the
year of our Lord One Thousand Nine Hundred and Nineteen and
of the Independence of the United States of America the One
Hundred and Forty-Fourth.
[SEAL.] WOODROW WILSON.
By the Pre-ident:
RoBIERT LANSING,
Secretary of State.


















WASHINGTON: GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1919




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