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Nontarget Trapping Incident Report

Reported: Dec 15, 2002
Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Species: Other (11 Raptors (1 cooper's hawk, 1 s)
Trap Type: Leghold
Incident Date: Jan 01, 2001

Victim's Disposition: dead
Victim's Name: unknown

Legal Action: Yes
Result: fined for violating the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Summary: The owner of the Cedar Ridge Game farm was fined for violations of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. The man claimed he does what all game farm operators do — kill great horned owls. The man had been charged with violations of the MBTA 6 years earlier.

Source: Omaha World-Herald

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