312 IAC 9-10-13 Falconry licenses Authority: IC 14-11-2-1; IC 14-22-2-6; IC 14-22-23 Affected: IC 14-22 Sec. 13. (a) A person must not take, possess, transport, barter, sell, or purchase a raptor for falconry purposes or to practice falconry except as provided under this section. (b) A license under this section expires the last day of February of the third year following the year in which the license is issued. (c) An application to practice falconry must be completed upon a departmental form. Before a license may be issued, the applicant must do each of the following: (1) Correctly answer at least eighty percent (80%) of the questions on a supervised examination covering basic biology, care, and handling of raptors and laws relating to the practice of falconry. 2 (2) Establish that the applicant has also completed an application for a federal falconry permit. (3) Meet any other requirements contained in this article. (d) A license to practice falconry is subject to the following conditions: (1) No species of raptor may be taken in Indiana which is classified as threatened or endangered under: (A) 50 CFR 17.11 (October 1, 1995); or (B) 312 IAC 9-4-14. (2) A golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) may not be used unless prior written authorization is obtained from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (3) By July 31 of each year, the license holder must complete on a departmental form and submit to the division a report which includes the following information: (A) A list of raptors possessed by the falconer on June 30 of the year in which the report is filed by species, marker number, sex (if known), age (if known), and the date and where or from whom acquired.
- Indiana Department of Natural Resources~Division of Fish and Wildlife (3172336527)