08.03.07.09

.09 Migratory Bird Tagging Requirement.

A. A person may not put or leave any migratory game birds at any place other than at his personal abode, or in the custody of another person for picking, cleaning, processing, shipping, transportation, storage (including temporary storage), or for the purpose of having taxidermy services performed, unless the birds have been properly tagged by the hunter. Migratory game birds may not be considered in storage or temporary storage if they are being transported in a vehicle and are in the possession of the hunter.

B. Tagging.

(1) It shall be the responsibility of the hunter to furnish and tag migratory game birds. The tag shall include the:

(a) Hunter's signature;

(b) Home address;

(c) Hunting license number and state where issued, when applicable;

(d) Total number and species of birds; and

(e) Date the birds were killed.

(2) One tag may be used to tag the entire daily bag limit or any part of it. It is not necessary to tag each individual bird.

C. A person may not receive, or have in custody, any migratory game birds belonging to another person or persons unless the birds are properly tagged as required by §B of this regulation.