What is a Migratory Bird Preservation Facility?
Migratory Bird Preservation Facilities are any person, taxidermist, cold storage facility or locker plant, or hunting club which receives, possesses, or is in custody of any migratory game birds belonging to another person for purposes of picking, cleaning, freezing, processing, storage, or shipment. In order to operate a Migratory Bird Preservation Facility, the facility must (1) ensure incoming birds are properly tagged, (2) keep an accurate record of transactions [both incoming and outgoing], and (3) allow for the inspection of their premises.
- signed by the hunter
- stating his/her address,
- and includes the total number and species of birds harvested,
- and the date in which the birds were harvested.
- the number of each species obtained,
- the location from where the birds were taken,
- dates in which they were received,
- name and address of whom the birds were received from,
- date such bird were disposed of,
- and the name and address of the person to whom the birds were delivered.
RECORDS MUST BE MAINTAINED FOR 1 YEAR FOLLOWING THE LAST ENTRY ON THE RECORD.
Inspection of Premises
Other Important Rules
Transportation of Birds of Another
Custody of Birds of Another
Species Identification Requirement
Hunting Clubs and Record Keeping
Record keeping as described in the Record Keeping section of this pamphlet is not necessary for hunting clubs which do not fully process migratory birds by removal of both the head and wings.