Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/961

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PROCLAMATIONS, 1937 woodcock, mourning doves, white-winged doves, and band-tailed pigeons from 7 a. m ., to sunset each day during the open seasons prescribed therefor in this regulation, and they may be taken by the means and in the numbers permitted by regulations 3 and 5 of these regulations, respectively, and when so taken may be possessed in the numbers permitted by regulation 5 any day in any State or Territory, or in the District of Columbia, during the period constituting the open season where taken and for an additional period of 10 days next suc- ceeding said open season, but no such bird shall be possessed in a State or Territory, or in the District of Columbia at a time when such State, Territory, or District prohibits the possession thereof. Nothing herein shall be deemed to permit the taking of migratory birds on any reservation or sanctuary established under the Migratory Bird Con- 45 tat 1222. servation Act of February 18, 1929 (45 Stat. 1222), nor on any area of the United States set aside under any other law, proclamation, or Executive order for use as a bird, game, or other wildlife reservation, breeding grounds, or refuge except insofar as may be permitted by the Secretary of Agriculture under existing law, nor on any area adjacent to any such refuge when such area is designated as a closed area under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Waterfowl, Wilson's snipe or jacksnipe, and coot.-The open seasons for waterfowl (except snow geese and brant in Florida and all States north thereof bordering on the Atlantic Ocean, Ross's goose, wood duck, ruddy duck, canvasback duck, redhead duck, bufflehead duck, and swans), Wilson's snipe or jacksnipe, and coot, in the several States and Alaska, shall be as follows, both dates inclusive: In Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (except Long Island), North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Ver- mont, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, October 9 to November 7. In Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, that portion of New York known as Long Island, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington and West Virginia, November 1 to November 30. In Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia, November 27 to December 26. In Alaska north of the Alaska Range and the Ahklun Mountains, September 1 to September 30; south of the Alaska Range and the Ahklun Mountains west of the one hundred and forty-first meridian and east of False Pass at the tip of the Alaska Peninsula, September 16 to October 15; southeastern Alaska from the one hundred and forty- first meridian to Dixons Entrance, October 1 to October 30; and Islands of Unimak, Unalaska, Akutan, and Akun west of Unimak pass in the Aleutian Island group, November 1 to November 30. Rails and gallinules (except coot). -The open season for rails and Ra"Und gainul." gallinules (except coot) shall be from September 1 to November 30, both dates inclusive, except as follows: Washington and Massachusetts, October 1 to November 30. New York (except Long Island), October 9 to November 7. That portion of New York known as Long Island, November 1 to November 30. Wisconsin, October 9 to November 7. Alabama, November 20 to January 31. Louisiana, November 1 to January 31. District of Columbia, no open season. Woodcock.- The open seasons for woodcock shall be as follows, WOOdck. both dates inclusive: Wisconsin, October 17 to October 31. 1847