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. Jeffrey M. Bridges, Fort Collins, Colorado. The applicant wishes to establish a cooperative breeding program for East African cut-throat finch (Amadina fasciata alexanderi) and South African cut-throat finch (Amadina fasciata meridionalis). The applicant wishes to be an active participant in this program along with one other individual. The Zebra Finch Society of the USA 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, Division 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, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Start Printed Page 81541Virginia 22203. Phone: (703/358-2104); FAX: (703/358-2281).Start Signature
Dated: December 19, 2000.
Chief, Branch of CITES Operations, Division of Management Authority.
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