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Re: Golden conure

Posted by Rick on 2/11/09
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    On 2/11/09, ISABEL wrote:
    > On 2/11/09, Rodney wrote:
    >> Here is the email addy of an aviary in South Carolina. They
    >> may have what you are looking for.
    >> [email protected]
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> On 2/07/09, isabel wrote:
    >>> I need to find a husband to my golden conure!
    >>> I am located in MA ! does anyone know where should I
    >>> look for?
    > THANKS A LOT FOR YOUR HELP!
    > bUT THIS IS REALLY RARE SPECIE AND CAN NOT TRAVEL DO
    > OTHER STATE! iT IS AGAINST THE LAW!
    > THEY HAVE TO LIVE WHERE THEY WERE BORN!
    > THAT IS WHY ON MY ADD I MENTIONED THAT THE BIRD HAS TO
    > BE FROM MASSACHUSETTS!
    > THANKS.
    > GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
    > ISABEL


    Isabel,

    My apologies for having to correct your response, but you did not
    state the bird had to be from Massachusetts. You stated you were
    LOCATED in MA. As I am assuming many of us, myself including, did
    not know of the strict regulations attached to this Species, was
    most likely the helpful responses others gave to aid in your
    quest. Thanks for bringing this to light, everyday we learn
    something new.

    Attached is the Regulation information for acquiring and
    possessing these bird specie.

    Interstate Commerce

    The ESA rulings clearly note that there shall be no Interstate
    Commerce in ESA-listed species without proper permits. It is even
    illegal to offer such species for sale without an accompanying
    notice that a Captive Bred Wildlife permit (CBW) is required by
    the purchaser. Examples of birds presently under the CBW permit
    system are the Scarlet-Chested Parakeet and the Golden Conure.
    Breeders of these species may sell them within their state of
    residence without permits, but may not legally sell them across
    state lines without holding a CBW permit and without the purchaser
    acquiring a CBW permit. A CBW permit cannot be obtained by simply
    requesting it. In discussion with permit holders, I learned that
    it takes a minimum of two months for the request to be processed
    by the USFWS before a permit is obtained. If some portion of the
    permit application is incorrectly completed, the permit process is
    further delayed while a correction is made.