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Re: Golden conure

Posted by isabel on 2/12/09
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    On 2/11/09, Rick wrote:
    > 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.
    >>> BackyardTreasures@sc.rr.com
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> 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.