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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-AZ69 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Migratory Bird Permits; Control Order for Introduced Migratory Bird Species in Hawaii (Cattle Egrets and Barn Owls) 
Abstract:

This rule will add a control order to apply to cattle egrets and barn owls, two introduced and invasive migratory bird species in Hawaii. The ranges of both species have expanded to occupy all of the Hawaiian islands. Both species have been found to prey on endemic endangered or threatened species. Without this order, control of the two species would require issuing depredation permits, which would add to State and Federal agency costs for control activities that will benefit listed species.

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 21   
Legal Authority: Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 703 to 712   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/04/2013  78 FR 65955   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/03/2014 
Final Action  12/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: State 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jerry E. Thompson
National Migratory Bird Permit Coordinator
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Room 634, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: MB,
Falls Church, VA 22041-3808
Phone:703 358-2016
Fax:703 358-2217
Email: jerry_e_thompson@fws.gov