The following applicant has applied for approval to conduct certain activities with birds that are protected in accordance with the Wild Bird Conservation Act of 1992. This notice is provided pursuant to Section 112(4) of the Wild Bird Conservation Act of 1992, 50 CFR 15.26(c).
Applicant: Mr. Lee Horton, Fallbrook, California. The applicant wishes to establish a cooperative breeding program for Abyssinian love bird (Agapornis taranta), Black-cheeked love bird (Agapornis nigrigenis), Madagascar love bird (Agapornis cana), Nyasa love bird (Agapornis lilianae), and Red-faced love bird (Agapornis pullaria). The applicant wishes to be an active participant in this program along with Start Printed Page 49008five other private individuals. The African Love Bird Society has assumed the responsibility for oversight of this program.
Written data or comments should be submitted to the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203 and must be received by the Director within 30 days of the date of this publication.
Documents and other information submitted with this application are available for review, subject to the requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act, by any party who submits a written request for a copy of such documents to the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone: (703/358-2104); FAX: (703/358-2281).Start Signature
Dated: August 4, 2000.
Acting Chief, Branch of CITES Operations, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 00-20224 Filed 8-9-00; 8:45 am]
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