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.
>>> 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!
>> GOD BLESS YOU ALL!
> 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
> 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
> further delayed while a correction is made.