means someone who conducts wildlife rehabilitation activities in a wildlife
rehabilitation facility under the direct supervision of the permittee.
(2) "AZA" means the Association of
Zoos and Aquariums.
"Candidate" means an animal species for which the USFWS has sufficient
information on biological vulnerability and threats to support a proposal to
list as endangered or threatened.
(4) "Department" means Oregon Department of
Fish and Wildlife.
Supervision" means the oversight and management of the activities of an
employee, assistant or volunteer by the permittee occurring primarily onsite
and at the facility, but may include periods of indirect oversight of
activities conducted independently by the employee or volunteer.
(6) "DVM" means Oregon licensed Doctor of
"Endangered species" means those species defined in ORS
(8) "Euthanasia" means to humanely
kill an animal as per the American Veterinary Medical Association Guidelines
for the Euthanasia of animals: 2013 Edition or 2006 American Association of Zoo
Veterinarians - Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Nondomestic Animals.
(9) "Home Care" means the facility
used by the subpermittee for the care and feeding of neonate avian species (or
other wildlife species as approved in writing by the Department district
wildlife biologist) under the guidance and at the request of the permittee.
(10) "Marine mammals" means seals,
sea lions, sea otters, and cetaceans (e.g., whales and porpoises).
"Migratory bird" means any bird,
whatever its origin and whether or not raised in captivity, which belongs to a
species listed in U.S. 50CFR|10.13, including any part, nest, or egg of any
such bird. Birds listed under OAR 635-057-0000
are not included.
(12) "NMFS" means National Marine Fisheries
(a) Individual wildlife that cannot be
rehabilitated and returned to the wild with a reasonable potential for
(b) Those species
classified as prohibited by OAR 635 Division 056; or
Those species classified as controlled by
OAR 635 Division 56 under rules that do not allow release into the wild (OAR
"Permittee" means the person who holds a valid Oregon Wildlife Rehabilitation
Permit issued by the Department.
(15) "Public display" means to place or
locate wildlife so that it may be viewed or accessed directly by the public.
(16) "Rehabilitation" means the
attempted or successful restoration of an injured, sick or immature bird,
mammal, amphibian or reptile to a condition whereby it can be returned to the
(17) "Sensitive species"
means those wildlife species, subspecies, or populations that are facing one or
more threats to their populations, habitat quantity or habitat quality or that
are subject to a decline in number of sufficient magnitude such that they may
become eligible for listing on the state Threatened and Endangered Species
(18) "Subpermittee" means
person(s) listed on a wildlife rehabilitation permit as authorized to perform
wildlife rehabilitation activities under the supervision (direct or indirect)
of a permittee. Subpermittees may include, but are not limited to,
veterinarians, falconers, or others assisting the permittee with the
rehabilitation of wildlife specifically allowed on the permit.
(19) "Threatened species" means those species
defined in ORS 496.004(15).
(20) "USFWS" means U.S. Fish and
purpose of these rules, "wildlife" means wild mammals and wild birds, as
defined by OAR 635-057-0000
, amphibians, reptiles and fish.
(22) "Wildlife rehabilitation facility" means
the primary location where an Oregon licensed wildlife rehabilitator
(permittee) conducts rehabilitation.