Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
Through the framework established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Atlantic Flyway Council, Georgia has been allotted the take of one passage peregrine falcon for falconry purposes in 2014.
Up to five conditional permits for peregrine falcon capture and possession will be issued to qualified applicants by random drawing, with the majority of these permits reserved for Georgia residents. As soon as any of the conditional permit holders legally secures a bird, the remaining permit holders will be notified that their conditional permits are no longer valid.
To qualify, an applicant must be a licensed Master Falconer or a licensed General Falconer with at least five years of licensed falconry experience. Trapping is allowed only in Chatham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden counties, and only from Sept. 20 through Oct. 20, 2014.
Completed applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Sept. 5, 2014, at the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division Nongame Conservation Section office, 116 Rum Creek Drive, Forsyth, Ga. 31029.
Notifications will be sent out the following Monday.
For more information, call (478) 994-1438.