Class falconer requirements.
for a General Class falconry COR must be at least 16 years of age.
(b) Applicants for a General Class falconry
COR who are under 18 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian sign
(c) The parents
or legal guardian of a minor General Class falconer under the age of 18 are
legally responsible for the activities of their child.
New General Class applicants must submit
a request for class upgrade to the Division in writing or via email at
email@example.com, and include a document from their sponsor stating that the
General Class applicant has practiced falconry at the Apprentice Class falconer
level or equivalent for at least two (2) years, including maintaining,
training, flying, and hunting raptors for at least four (4) months in each
separate 12-consecutive month period.
purposes of this Subsection, two (2) years means two (2) separate
12-consecutive month periods, beginning when the COR is issued.
(ii) A General Class applicant may not
substitute any falconry school program or education to shorten the minimum
period of two (2) years at the Apprentice level.
(iii) Evidence that a General Class applicant
has had a valid General Class level falconry license or permit in another state
for at least two (2) years may be substituted for the Apprentice Class falconry
Possession of raptors at the General
A General Class falconer may not
take or possess:
(i) any federally listed
threatened or endangered species, unless otherwise authorized by a federal take
(ii) any wild caught,
captive-bred, or hybrid Bald Eagle, Golden Eagles, White-tailed Eagle or
A General Class falconer wishing to possess any of the following raptors must
first obtain an authorization from the Division by providing the information
(i) and (ii):
(i) Bonelli's Eagle (Aquila
(ii) Steppe Eagle
Eagle (Aquila rapax);
Hawk-Eagle (Aquila spilogaster);
(v) Verreaux's Eagle (Aquila
Hawk-Eagle (Nisaetus cirrhatus);
(vii) Mountain Hawk-Eagle (Niseatus
(viii) Martial Eagle
Eagle (Harpia harpyja); and
Eurasian Eagle-Owl (Bubo bubo).
(c) A General Class falconer may possess no
more than three (3) wild-caught eyas, passage, or haggard age raptors,
captive-bred raptors, or hybrid raptors, or any combination thereof.
Utah Admin. Code
State Bulletin Number 2017-18, effective