(1) Only a General
or Master Class Falconer may hack a falconry raptor or raptors.
(2) Raptors at hack count against possession
limits and must be a species authorized for possession.
(3) Hybrid raptors at hack must have two (2)
attached and functioning radio transmitters.
Raptors may not to be released to hack near the nesting area of a federally
threatened or endangered bird species or in any other location where the raptor
is likely to harm a federally listed threatened or endangered animal species
that might be disturbed or taken by the raptor at hack.
(b) Information on federally-listed species
can be obtained from the Service.
(5) The Division must be notified prior to
hacking a falconry raptor.
of other falconry training or conditioning techniques.
(a) Other acceptable falconry practices may
be used, such as the use of tethered flying, lures, balloons, or kites in
training or conditioning raptors for falconry.
(b) Falconry raptors may be flown at
pen-raised animals or at bird species not protected under this rule or the
Migratory Bird Treaty Act, so long as those activities otherwise comply with
Titles 4 and 23 of Utah Code.
Utah Admin. Code
State Bulletin Number 2017-18, effective