Scientific Collecting permits authorize scientific research and museum collection of federally protected birds, other than eagles.
Duration: Up to 3 years
Application: Form 3-200-7
Reporting: Annual (Jan. 31)
Annual Report: Form 3-202-1
Regulation: 50 CFR § 21.23]
Answers to Section E questions are required. You may answer these questions by submitting an existing proposal provided you (a) index where each question is answered in the proposal and (b) submit the Collecting Activity Table.
Salvage authorizes the collection of dead migratory birds, nests, eggs, and parts from the wild. This authorization is added to all permits unless requested to NOT be added.
Import/Export authorizes transportation across international boundaries. This authorization can be added to a scientific collecting permit.
Please contact our office at PermitsR1MB@fws.gov or 503-872-2715 if you have questions about permits.