Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act

The Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed several changes to a previously published proposed rule related to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The new changes involve removing the European Turtle-Dove from species that quality for protection under the MBTA, adding 10 additional species that qualify for protection, and revising a number of common and scientific names to conform to accepted use. The comment period is reopened until December 12, 2019.