50 C.F.R. § 21.3   Definitions.

Title 50 - Wildlife and Fisheries

Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
Subpart A—Introduction

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§ 21.3   Definitions.

Link to an amendment published at 71 FR 45986, Aug. 10, 2006.

In addition to definitions contained in part 10 of this chapter, and unless the context requires otherwise, as used in this part:

Bred in captivity or captive-bred refers to raptors, including eggs, hatched in captivity from parents that mated or otherwise transferred gametes in captivity.

Captivity means that a live raptor is held in a controlled environment that is intensively manipulated by man for the purpose of producing raptors of selected species, and that has boundaries designed to prevent raptors, eggs or gametes of the selected species from entering or leaving the controlled environment. General characteristics of captivity may include, but are not limited to, artificial housing, waste removal, health care, protection from predators, and artificially supplied food.

Falconry means the sport of taking quarry by means of a trained raptor.

Raptor means a live migratory bird of the Order Falconiformes or the Order Strigiformes, other than a bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) or a golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

Resident Canada geese means Canada geese that nest within the conterminous United States and/or Canada geese which reside within the conterminous United States during the months of June, July, or August.

Service or we means the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior.

[48 FR 31607, July 8, 1983, as amended at 64 FR 32774, June 17, 1999]

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