Bird Take—Death Trade

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Lockman, Michael J.;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: The Migratory Bird Treaty Act | Fish and Wildlife Service | incidental take | environmental law | environmental policy

The Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) protects 1,027 bird species—the vast majority of native birds in the United States and its territories—by criminalizing the taking, killing, or selling of any migratory bird or bird part.3 Beginning in the 1960s, the Fish and Wildlif... View more
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