Title 50 Part 91 → Subpart A

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Title 50 Part 91 → Subpart A

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Title 50Chapter ISubchapter GPart 91 → Subpart A

Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries

Subpart A—Introduction

§91.1   Purpose of regulations.
§91.2   Definitions.
§91.3   Public attendance at contest.
§91.4   Eligible species.

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§91.1   Purpose of regulations.

(a) The purpose of these regulations is to establish procedures for selecting a design that will be used for the annual Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp (Federal Duck Stamp).

(b) All individuals entering the contest must comply with these regulations. A copy of the regulations, along with the Reproduction Rights Agreement and Display and Participation Agreement, may be requested from the Federal Duck Stamp Office at the address for the Division of Bird Habitat Conservation provided at 50 CFR 2.1(b). These documents can also be downloaded from our website at: http://www.fws.gov/birds/get-involved/duck-stamp.php.

(c) All contestants from the most recent contest will be sent a copy of the regulations, the Display and Participation Agreement, and the Reproduction Rights Agreement.

[56 FR 22815, May 16, 1991, as amended at 71 FR 39014, July 11, 2006; 79 FR 43967, July 29, 2014; 83 FR 12279, Mar. 21, 2018]

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§91.2   Definitions.

Contest Coordinator— the contest official responsible for overseeing the judges' scores for each entry. The contest coordinator will be named by the Secretary of the Interior and will not be a past or present employee of the Fish and Wildlife Service.

Display and participation agreement—a document that each contestant must complete, sign, and submit with the entry. The signed agreement allows the Service to display the entry at various locations for promotional purposes, and requires the artist to participate in events on behalf of the Federal Duck Stamp Program.

Qualifying entry— each original work of art submitted to the contest that satisfies the requirements outlined in subpart B.

Reproduction rights agreement—a document that each contestant must sign and submit with the entry. The signed agreement certifies that the entry is an original work of art and stipulates how the Fish and Wildlife Service may use the winning entry.

[53 FR 16344, May 6, 1988, as amended at 56 FR 22815, May 16, 1991; 71 FR 39014, July 11, 2006]

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§91.3   Public attendance at contest.

All phases of the voting process will be open for viewing by the general public.

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§91.4   Eligible species.

Five or fewer of the species listed below will be identified as eligible each year; those eligible species will be provided to each contestant with the information provided in §91.1.

(a) Whistling-Ducks. (1) Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor).

(2) Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis).

(b) Geese. (1) Emperor Goose (Anser canagicus).

(2) Snow Goose (including “white” and “blue” morphs) (Anser caerulescens).

(3) Ross's Goose (Anser rossii).

(4) Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons).

(5) Brant (Branta bernicla).

(6) Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii).

(7) Canada Goose (Branta canadensis).

(c) Swans. (1) Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator).

(2) Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus).

(d) Dabbling Ducks. (1) Wood Duck (Aix sponsa).

(2) Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors).

(3) Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera).

(4) Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata).

(5) Gadwall (Mareca strepera).

(6) American Wigeon (Mareca americana).

(7) Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos).

(8) American Black Duck (Anas rubripes).

(9) Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula).

(10) Northern Pintail (Anas acuta).

(11) Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca).

(e) Diving Ducks. (1) Canvasback (Aythya valisineria).

(2) Redhead (Aythya americana).

(3) Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris).

(4) Greater Scaup (Aythya marila).

(5) Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis).

(f) Sea-Ducks. (1) Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri).

(2) Spectacled Eider (Somateria fischeri).

(3) King Eider (Somateria spectabilis).

(4) Common Eider (Somateria mollissima).

(5) Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus).

(6) Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata).

(7) White-winged Scoter (Melanitta fusca).

(8) Black Scoter (Melanitta americana).

(9) Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis).

(10) Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola).

(11) Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula).

(12) Barrow's Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica).

(g) Mergansers. (1) Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus).

(2) Common Merganser (Mergus merganser).

(3) Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator).

(h) Stiff Tails. (1) Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis).

(2) [Reserved]

[83 FR 12279, Mar. 21, 2018]

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