Friday, March 18, 2005

Wingin' It

The U.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Service is out with their final list of bird species that are not protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The MBTA became an issue for invasive species management because of lawsuits invoking it to protect birds like the mute swan (Cygnus olor). Get a .pdf of the document here (list is at the end), and more information from the F&WS here.

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