Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/960

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PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 Person.- The plural or the singular, as the case demands, individ- uals, clubs, associations, partnerships, and corporations, unless the context otherwise requires. Take.-Hunt, kill, or capture, or attempt to hunt, kill, or capture. Open season. -The time during which migratory birds may be taken. Transport.-Ship, transport, carry, export, import, and receive or deliver for shipment, transportation, carriage, exportation, or im- portation. Regulation 3. -MEANS BY WHICH MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS MAY BE TAKEN Means for taking The migratory game birds for which open seasons are specified in regulation 4 of these regulations may be taken during such respective open seasons with a shotgun only, not larger than no. 10 gage, fired from the shoulder, except as specifically permitted by regulations Pot, p. i85. 7, 8, 9, and 10 of these regulations, but they shall not be taken with or by means of any automatic-loading or hand-operated repeating shotgun capable of holding more than three shells, the magazine of which has not been cut off or plugged with a one-piece metal or wooden filler incapable of removal through the loading end thereof, so as to reduce the capacity of said gun to not more than three shells at one time in the magazine and chamber combined; they may be taken during the open season from land or water, with the aid of a dog, and from a blind, boat, or floating craft except sinkbox (battery), power- boat, sailboat, any boat under sail, and any craft or device of any kind towed by powerboat or sailboat; but nothing herein shall permit the taking of migratory game birds from or by means, aid, or use of an automobile or aircraft of any kind. waterfowl. Waterfowl (except for propagation, scientific, or banding purposes Poet,p.I0. under permit pursuant to regulations 8 and 9 of these regulations) and mourning doves and white-winged doves are not permitted to be taken by means, aid, or use, directly or indirectly, of corn, wheat, oats, or other grain or products thereof, salt, or any kind of feed what- soever, placed, deposited, distributed, scattered, or otherwise put out whereby such waterfowl or doves are lured, attracted, or enticed, regardless of the distance intervening between any such grain, salt, or feed and the position of the taker; and in the taking of waterfowl, the use, directly or indirectly, of live duck or goose decoys is not per- mitted, regardless of the distance intervening between any such live decoys and the position of the taker; nor shall anything in these regu- lations be deemed to permit the use of aircraft of any kind, or of a powerboat, sailboat, or other floating craft or device of any kind, for the purpose of concentrating, driving, rallying, or stirring up water- fowl. Hunting stamps. A person over 16 years of age is not permitted to take migratory waterfowl unless at the time of such taking he has on his person an unexpired Federal migratory bird hunting stamp, validated by his signature written across the face thereof in ink. Persons not over 16 years of age are permitted to take migratory waterfowl without such stamp. en seasons on Regulation 4. -OPEN SEASONS ON AND POSSESSION OF and possession of cer- taln mgratory game CERTAIN MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS birds. Wtfow be Waterfowl (except snow geese and brant in Florida and all States north thereof bordering on the Atlantic Ocean, Ross's goose, wood duck, canvasback duck, redhead duck, ruddy duck, bufflehead duck, and swans), and coot, may be taken each day from 7 a. m. to 4 p. m., and rails and gallinules (other than coot), Wilson's snipe or jacksnipe, 1846