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Protected birds, their nests, and their eggs may be taken only as authorized under the game and fish laws.
A person may not take protected birds:
(1) with a trap, net, or snare;
(2) using bird lime;
(3) with a swivel or set gun;
(4) by dragging a rope, wire, or other device across a field; or
(5) by using fire.
Released bobwhite quail may be recaptured without a license. In Houston, Fillmore, and Winona Counties, this subdivision applies only to birds that are banded or otherwise marked.
A person who is authorized to take a great horned owl under a federal permit does not need a state permit to take a great horned owl.
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