Nev. Admin. Code § 503.050 - Protected, endangered and sensitive birds

Current through August 4, 2021

Protected birds:

1. Are all species of wild birds protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. §§ 703 et seq., and listed in 50 C.F.R. § 10.13, unless such wild birds are migratory game birds as described in subsection 2 of NAC 503.045.
2. Include the following species which are further classified as endangered:

Common Name Scientific Name
(a) Eagle Bald.......................................... Haliaeetus leucocephalus
(b) Falcon Peregrine................................... Falco peregrinus
(c) Rail Yuma Clapper........................... Rallus longirostris yumanensis
(d) Flycatcher Southwestern Willow............... Empidonax traillii extimus

Applicable federal law is the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. §§ 703 et seq., the Bald Eagle Protection Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. §§ 668 et seq., and federal regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

3. Include the following species which are further classified as sensitive:

Common Name Scientific Name
(a) Goshawk Northern.................................... Accipiter gentilis
(b) Cuckoo Yellow-billed............................ Coccyzus americanus
(c) Shrike Loggerhead............................... Lanius ludovicianus
(d) Thrasher Sage.......................................... Oreoscoptes montanus
(e) Sparrow Brewer's.................................... Spizella breweri

Applicable federal law is the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, as amended, 16 U.S.C. §§ 703 et seq., and federal regulations adopted pursuant thereto.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 503.050
Bd. of Fish & Game Comm'rs, part No. 1, eff. 7-1-69; A 6-1-71; 5-15-74; 10-1-76-NAC A by Bd. of Wildlife Comm'rs by R133-04, 10-28-2004

NRS 501.105, 501.110, 501.181

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