TITLE 19             NATURAL RESOURCES AND WILDLIFE

CHAPTER 31     HUNTING AND FISHING

PART 6                MIGRATORY GAME BIRD

 

19.31.6.1               ISSUING AGENCY:  New Mexico department of game and fish.

[19.31.6.1 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.1 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.2               SCOPE:  Sportspersons interested in migratory game bird management and hunting.  Additional requirements may be found in Chapter 17 NMSA 1978 and Title 19 NMAC.

[19.31.6.2 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.2 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.3               STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  Section 17-1-14 and 17-1-26 NMSA 1978 provide that the New Mexico state game commission has the authority to establish rules and regulations that it may deem necessary to carry out the purpose of Chapter 17 NMSA 1978 and all other acts pertaining to protected mammals, birds and fish.

[19.31.6.3 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.3 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.4               DURATION:  September 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022.

[19.31.6.4 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.4 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.5               EFFECTIVE DATE:  September 1, 2021, unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[19.31.6.5 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.5 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.6               OBJECTIVE:  Establishing open hunting seasons, regulations, rules and procedures governing the issuance of migratory game bird licenses and permits by the department.

[19.31.6.6 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.6 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.7               DEFINITIONS: 

                A.            "Bernardo pond unit" shall mean that portion of Bernardo wildlife management area 600 feet south of U.S. 60 and west of the unit 7 drain.

                B.            "Bernardo youth unit" shall mean that portion of Bernardo wildlife management area immediately south of the Quagmire and east of the unit 7 drain.

                C.            "Central flyway" shall mean that portion of New Mexico east of the continental divide.

                D.            "Dark goose" shall mean Canada goose or white-fronted goose.

                E.            "Department" shall mean the New Mexico department of game and fish.

                F.            "Director" shall mean the director of the New Mexico department of game and fish.

                G.            "Dove north zone" or “north zone” shall mean that portion of New Mexico north of Interstate 40 from the Arizona-New Mexico border to Tucumcari and U.S. 54 at its junction with Interstate 40 at Tucumcari to the New Mexico-Texas border.

                H.            "Dove south zone" or “south zone” shall mean that portion of New Mexico south of Interstate 40 from the Arizona-New Mexico border to Tucumcari and U.S. 54 at its junction with Interstate 40 at Tucumcari to the New Mexico-Texas border.

                I.             "Eastern New Mexico sandhill crane hunt area" or “eastern” shall mean that area in the following counties:  Chaves, Curry, De Baca, Eddy, Lea, Quay and Roosevelt.

                J.             "Estancia valley sandhill crane hunt area" or “EV” shall mean that area beginning at Mountainair bounded on the west by N.M. highway 55 north to N.M. 337, north to N.M. 14, and north to Interstate 25; on the north by Interstate 25 east to U.S. 285; on the east by U.S. 285 south to U.S. 60; and on the south by U.S. 60 from U.S. 285 west to N.M. 55 in Mountainair.

                K.            "Falconry" shall mean hunting migratory game birds using raptors.

                L.            “Federal youth waterfowl hunting days” shall mean the special seasons where only those 17 years of age and younger may hunt ducks and geese.  A supervising adult at least 18 years of age must accompany the youth hunter.  The adult may not hunt ducks, but may participate in other seasons that are open on the special youth days.

                M.           "Light geese" shall mean snow geese, blue phase snow geese and Ross’s geese.

                N.            "Light goose conservation order" shall mean those methods, bag and possession limits, and dates approved by the U.S. fish and wildlife service towards reducing over-abundant light goose populations.

                O.            "Middle Rio Grande valley (MRGV) dark goose hunt area" shall mean Sierra, Socorro and Valencia counties.

                P.            "Middle Rio Grande valley (MRGV) sandhill crane hunt area" shall mean Valencia and Socorro counties.

                Q.            "Migratory game bird" shall mean band-tailed pigeon, mourning dove, white-winged dove, sandhill crane, American coot, common moorhen/gallinule, snipe, ducks, geese, sora, purple gallinule and Virginia rail.

                R.            "North zone" shall mean that portion of the Pacific flyway north of Interstate 40, and that portion of the central flyway north of Interstate 40 from the continental divide to Tucumcari and U.S. 54 at its junction with Interstate 40 at Tucumcari to the New Mexico-Texas border.

                S.             "Pacific flyway" shall mean that portion of New Mexico west of the continental divide.

                T.            "Possession limit" shall mean the number of birds in a person’s possession regardless of the location stored.

                U.            “Quagmire” shall mean that portion of Bernardo wildlife management area 600 feet south of U.S. 60 and east of the unit 7 drain.

                V.            "South zone" shall mean that portion of the Pacific flyway south of Interstate 40, and that portion of the central flyway south of Interstate 40 from the continental divide to Tucumcari and U.S. 54 at its junction with Interstate 40 at Tucumcari to the New Mexico-Texas border.

                W.           "Southwest band-tailed pigeon hunting area" or “southwest BPHA” shall mean that portion of New Mexico both south of U.S. 60 and west of Interstate 25.

                X.            "Southwest New Mexico sandhill crane hunt area" or “SW”  shall mean that area bounded on the south by the New Mexico-Mexico border; on the west by the New Mexico-Arizona border north to Interstate 10; on the north by Interstate 10 east to U.S. 180, north to N.M. 26, east to N.M. 27, north to N.M. 152, and east to Interstate 25; on the east by Interstate 25 south to Interstate 10, west to the Luna county line, and south to the New Mexico-Mexico border.

                Y.            "Wildlife management areas” or “WMAs” shall mean those areas as described in 19.34.5 NMAC, Wildlife Management Areas.

[19.31.6.7 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.7 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.8               ADJUSTMENT OF SANDHILL CRANE PERMITS:  The director, with verbal concurrence of the chairperson or their designee, may adjust the number of permits to address significant changes in harvest levels.  This adjustment may be applied to any or all of the entry hunt codes.

[19.31.6.8 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.8 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.9               LICENSE AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

                A.            License:  A Harvest Information Program (HIP) number shall be required.  Waterfowl hunters 16 years of age and older are required to have in their possession a federal migratory bird hunting and conservation stamp (duck stamp).  It shall be unlawful to take or attempt to take migratory birds without a HIP number, or duck stamp if required.

                                (1)           Any person taking or attempting to take sandhill cranes in the eastern hunt area must have a valid license and a free sandhill crane hunting permit obtained from department offices or website.

                                (2)           For EV sandhill crane, MRGV sandhill crane, MRGV youth-only sandhill crane and SW sandhill crane:  in addition to a valid license, a special permit obtained by drawing shall be required.

                                (3)           For the light goose conservation order:  in addition to a valid license, a free light goose conservation order permit obtained from department offices or website shall be required.

                                (4)           For band-tailed pigeon hunting:  in addition to a valid license, a free band-tailed pigeon permit obtained from department offices or website shall be required.

                B.            Valid dates of license or permit:  All permits and licenses shall be valid only for the dates, legal sporting arms, bag limit and area printed on the permit or license.

                C.            Applications:  Applications for EV sandhill crane, MRGV sandhill crane, SW sandhill crane and MRGV youth-only sandhill crane hunt permits shall be submitted via the department website.

                                (1)           No more than four persons may apply per application.  For the MRGV youth-only sandhill crane hunt, no more than two persons may apply per application.

                                (2)           Applicants may apply for a first, second and third choice of seasons, if applicable.  A maximum of one permit per species hunt code will be awarded to successful applicants unless otherwise specifically allowed by rule.

                                (3)           The application deadline date for the EV, MRGV, MRGV youth-only and SW sandhill crane hunt permits shall be on date(s) set by the state game commission.  If any permits are available after the drawing, those permits may be sold online via a secondary sale.

                D.            Youth hunts:  Only applicants who have not reached their 18th birthday by the opening day of the hunt are eligible to apply for or participate in a youth-only hunt.

[19.31.6.9 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.9 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.10             MANNER AND METHODS FOR MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS:

                A.            Hours:  Migratory game birds may be hunted or taken only during the period from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset, unless otherwise specifically allowed or restricted by rule.

                                (1)           On the Bottomless lakes overflow, and Bernardo, Casa Colorada, Jackson lake, La Joya and W.S. Huey WMAs, hunting hours shall mean from one-half hour before sunrise to 1:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated in rule.  For hunting September teal on Bernardo and La Joya WMAs, hunting hours are from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset.

                                (2)           During the light goose conservation order hunt dates, hunting hours shall mean from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset, excluding the WMAs listed in Paragraph (1) above.

                B.            Seizure:  Any officer authorized to enforce Chapter 17 NMSA 1978 and state game commission rules shall seize any migratory game birds or parts that are illegally obtained or possessed.

                C.            Lands and waters owned, administered, controlled, or managed by the state game commission:

                                (1)           State wildlife management areas open, species that can be hunted, and days open for hunting (use of vehicles will be restricted to designated areas):

                                                (a)           Bernardo WMA:

                                                                (i)            That portion of the Bernardo WMA south of U.S. 60 is open to teal hunting each day of the September teal season and the federal youth waterfowl days.  That portion of the Bernardo WMA north of U.S. 60 is closed except during the light goose conservation order.

                                                                (ii)           The Quagmire shall be open only on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday to hunt ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe during established seasons, unless otherwise specifically allowed by rule.

                                                                (iii)         The Bernardo pond unit shall be open for general waterfowl hunting on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday to hunt ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe during established seasons, unless otherwise specifically allowed by rule.

                                                                (iv)          The Bernardo youth unit shall be open for youth waterfowl hunting on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday to hunt ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe during established seasons, unless otherwise specifically allowed by rule.

                                                (b)           The Edward Sargent, W. A. Humphries, Rio Chama, Urraca, Colin Neblett, Water canyon, Marquez and Elliot S. Barker WMAs shall be open for hunting dove and band-tailed pigeon during established seasons.

                                                (c)           The portion of Jackson lake WMA west of N.M. 170 shall be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays to hunt ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe.  The portion of Jackson lake WMA east of N.M. 170 shall be open to falconry-only migratory game bird hunting during established seasons.

                                                (d)           The lesser prairie-chicken management areas shall be open to hunt dove during established seasons.

                                                (e)           La Joya WMA:

                                                                (i)            the entire La Joya WMA shall be open to teal hunting each day of the September teal season and each day of the federal youth waterfowl days;

                                                                (ii)           that portion of La Joya WMA north of the main east/west entrance road and west of the railroad tracks shall be open on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays to hunt ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe during established seasons, unless otherwise specifically allowed by rule;

                                                                (iii)         that portion of La Joya WMA south of the main east/west entrance road and west of the railroad tracks shall be open on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday to hunt ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe during established seasons, unless otherwise specifically allowed by rule;

                                                                (iv)          that portion of La Joya WMA east of the railroad tracks shall be open to hunt dove, ducks, geese, Virginia rail, sora, common moorhen/gallinule, American coot and snipe during established seasons.

                                                (f)            The Charette lake, McAllister lake, Wagon Mound, Tucumcari and Socorro-Escondida WMAs shall be open for all migratory game bird hunting during established seasons.

                                                (g)           The William S. Huey WMA shall be open for dove hunting on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday during established seasons.

                                (2)           The Hammond tract and Retherford tract WMAs shall be open for waterfowl hunting during established seasons.

                                (3)           All WMAs shall be open to falconry waterfowl hunting each day of the established falconry season, unless otherwise restricted by rule.

[19.31.6.10 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.10 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.11             SPECIES, OPEN AREAS, SEASON DATES AND DAILY BAG LIMITS:  2021-2022 season, all dates are 2021 unless otherwise specified.  Possession limits are three times the daily bag limit unless otherwise specified.

 

species

open areas

season dates

daily bag limit

mourning and white-winged

dove

north zone

Sept. 1 - Nov. 29

15 (singly or in aggregate)

south zone

Sept. 1 - Oct. 28 and Dec. 1 - Jan. 1, 2022

band-tailed pigeon

southwest BPHA

Oct. 1 - 14

2

statewide except southwest BPHA

Sept. 1 - 14

regular season sandhill crane

(free permit required)

eastern

Oct. 30 - Jan. 30, 2022

3 (6 in possession)

CENTRAL FLYWAY:  possession limits are three times the daily bag limit unless otherwise specified.

species

season dates

daily bag limit

September teal:  blue-winged teal, green-winged teal, and cinnamon teal

Sept. 11 - 19

6 (singly or in the aggregate)

ducks

north zone:  Oct. 9 - Jan. 12, 2022

6 (singly or in the aggregate); that consists of no more than 5 mallard of which only 2 may be female mallard, (Mexican-like ducks are included towards the mallard bag limit), 3 wood duck, 3 scaup, 2 redhead, 2 hooded merganser, 1 pintail and 2 canvasback

south zone:  Oct. 28 - Jan. 31, 2022

youth waterfowl days

north zone:  Sept. 25 - 26

south zone:  Oct. 2 - 3

American coot

north zone:  Oct. 9 - Jan. 12, 2022

15

south zone:  Oct. 28 - Jan. 31, 2022

common moorhen/gallinule and purple gallinule

Sept. 11 - Nov. 19

1

snipe

Oct. 9 - Jan. 23, 2022

8

Virginia rail & sora

Sept. 11 - Nov. 19

10 (singly or in the aggregate); 20 in possession 

dark goose:  Canada & white-fronted geese (regular season closed in

Sierra, Socorro and Valencia counties)

Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

5

dark goose:  special MRGV season

Dec. 19 - Jan. 31, 2022

2 (2 per season)

light goose:  Ross’s & snow geese

Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

50 (no possession limit)

light goose conservation order

Feb. 1 - Mar. 10, 2022

no bag or possession limit

PACIFIC FLYWAY:  possession limits are three times the daily bag limit unless otherwise specified.

species

season dates

daily bag limit

youth waterfowl days

Oct. 2 - 3

7 (singly or in the aggregate); that consists of no more than 2 female mallard, 2 redhead, 1 pintail and 2 canvasback

ducks

Oct. 19 - Jan. 31, 2022

scaup

Oct. 19 - Jan. 12, 2022

2 (as part of the aggregate duck bag)

American coot and common moorhen/gallinule

Oct. 19 - Jan. 31, 2022

25 daily (singly or in the aggregate)

snipe

Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

8

Virginia rail & sora

Sept. 11 - Nov. 19

25 daily (singly or in the aggregate)

goose

north zone:  Sept. 25 - Oct. 10 and Nov. 2 - Jan. 31, 2022

4 Canada geese, 10 white-fronted geese and 20 light geese

south zone:  Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

 [19.31.6.11 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.11 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.12             FALCONRY SEASONS:  2021-2022 season, all dates are 2021 unless otherwise specified.  Bag limits are three singly or in the aggregate and nine in possession unless otherwise specified.

 

CENTRAL FLYWAY

species

open areas

season dates

mourning and white-winged dove

north

Sept. 1 - Dec. 4 and Dec. 21 - Jan. 1, 2022

 

south

Sept. 1 - Nov. 5 and Nov. 22 - Jan. 1, 2022

band-tailed pigeon

southwest BPHA

Oct. 1 - 14

statewide except southwest BPHA

Sept. 1 - 14

sora and Virginia rail

all

Sept. 11 - Dec. 26

snipe

all

Oct. 9 - Jan. 23, 2022

common moorhen/gallinule and purple gallinule

all

Sept. 11 - Dec. 26

ducks

north

Sept. 11 - 19 and Oct. 9 - Jan 12, 2022

south

Sept. 11 - 19 and Oct. 28 - Jan 31, 2022

goose (light and dark)

all

Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

goose (dark)

MRGV

Dec. 19 - Jan. 31, 2022

sandhill crane

regular (eastern)

Oct. 16 - Jan. 30, 2022; 3 (6 in possession)

Estancia valley

Oct. 30 - Dec. 28; 3 (6 in possession)

PACIFIC FLYWAY

species

open areas

season dates

mourning and white-winged dove

north

Sept. 1 - Dec. 4 and Dec. 21 - Jan. 1, 2022

south

Sept. 1 - Nov. 5 and Nov. 22 - Jan. 1, 2022

band-tailed pigeon

southwest BPHA

Oct. 1 - 14

statewide except southwest BPHA

Sept. 1 - 14

ducks

all

Oct. 19 - Jan. 31, 2022

scaup

all

Oct. 19 - Jan. 12, 2022

goose (all)

north

Sept. 25 - Oct. 10 and Nov. 2 - Jan. 31, 2022

south

Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

snipe

all

Oct. 17 - Jan. 31, 2022

coots and common moorhen/gallinule

all

Oct. 19 - Jan. 31, 2022

sora and Virginia rail

all

Sept. 11 - Nov. 19

 [19.31.6.12 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.12 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.13             FEDERAL YOUTH WATERFOWL HUNTING DAYS:  Requirements for youth hunters to participate in this hunt are as follows:

                A.            An adult, 18 years of age or older, must accompany the youth hunter in the field (the adult may not hunt ducks but may participate in other seasons that are open on the special youth days).

                B.            Only ducks, coots, and common moorhens/gallinules may be taken by the youth hunter (sandhill cranes, geese or any other migratory game bird species may not be taken unless the season is open).

[19.31.6.13 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.13 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.14             REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SPECIAL BERNARDO YOUTH WATERFOWL UNIT:  Blind selection will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis from one-half hour before sunrise to 1:00 p.m. Youth hunters must be accompanied by a supervising adult who may not hunt.  A maximum of four people is allowed per blind, at least half of which must be youth hunters.

[19.31.6.14 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.14 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

19.31.6.15             SEASON DATES, OPEN AREAS, BAG LIMITS, HUNT CODES AND PERMIT NUMBERS FOR THE SPECIAL ESTANCIA VALLEY, MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO SANDHILL CRANE SEASONS:

                A.            The daily bag limit is 3.  The possession limit is twice the daily bag limit, except for the MRGV youth-only hunt where the bag and possession limits are 3.  The hunting seasons for 2021-2022 are:

 

hunt location

hunt dates

hunt code

permits

EV

Oct. 30 - Nov. 2

and Nov. 4 - Nov. 7

SCR-0-101

65

MRGV

Nov. 13 - 14

SCR-0-102

75

MRGV

Nov. 27 - Nov. 28

SCR-0-103

70

MRGV

Dec. 11 - 12

SCR-0-104

70

MRGV

Jan. 8 - 9, 2022

SCR-0-105

65

MRGV

Jan. 15 - 16, 2022

SCR-0-106

65

MRGV, youth-only

Nov. 20

SCR-0-107

24

SW

Oct. 30 - Nov. 7

SCR-0-108

70

SW

Jan. 8 - 9, 2022

SCR-0-109

60

                B.            Hunters who participate in the MRGV season shall be required to check-out at designated check stations when they harvest any sandhill cranes.

                C.            The department may cancel one or more EV, MRGV or SW sandhill crane hunts if harvest is expected to exceed our federal allocation of greater sandhill cranes.

[19.31.6.15 NMAC - Rp, 19.31.6.15 NMAC, 9/1/2021]

 

HISTORY OF 19.31.6 NMAC:

Pre-NMAC Filing History:  The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the State Records Center & Archives under:  Regulation No. 486, Establishing 1967 Seasons On Quail, Pheasants, Prairie Chickens, and Lesser Sandhill (Little Brown) Crane And Additional Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, filed  9/22/67; Regulation No. 494, Establishing 1968 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Common Snipe, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Scaled, Gambel’s, And Bobwhite Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed  10/2/68; Regulation No. 508, Establishing 1969 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Scaled, Gambel’s And Bobwhite Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/19/69; Regulation No. 527, Establishing 1971 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl And Lesser Sandhill Cranes, filed  9/10/71; Regulation No. 540, Establishing 1972 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, And Wilson’s Swipe, filed 9/26/72; Regulation No. 551, Establishing 1973 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl And Lesser Sandhill Crane, filed 8/20/73; Regulation No. 560, Establishing 1974 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Quail, Pheasants,  And Prairie Chickens, filed 8/21/74; Regulation No. 570, Establishing 1975 Seasons On  Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Common Snipe, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/5/75; Regulation No. 578, Establishing 1976 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Common Snipe, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 8/31/1976; Regulation No. 588, Establishing 1977 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Common Snipe, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/6/1977; Regulation No. 594, Establishing 1978 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/11/1978; Regulation No. 601, Establishing 1979 Seasons on Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 8/30/1979; Regulation No. 606, Establishing 1980 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/3/80; Regulation No. 611, Establishing 1981 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Lesser Sandhill Crane, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens,  filed 9/4/1981; Regulation No. 616, Establishing 1982 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/3/1982; Regulation No. 626, Establishing 1983  Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, Quail, Pheasants, And Prairie Chickens, filed 9/7/1983; Regulation No. 631, Establishing 1984 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, filed 8/31/1984; Regulation No. 638, Establishing 1985 Seasons On Migratory Waterfowl, filed 9/11/1985; Regulation No. 643, Establishing 1986-1987 Seasons On Migratory Birds, filed 8/24/1987; Regulation No. 660, Establishing 1988-1989 Seasons On Migratory Birds, filed 6/28/1988; Regulation No. 669, Establishing 1989-1990 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot, Sandhill Crane, Band-tailed Pigeon, Dove, And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 10/5/1989; Regulation No. 680, Establishing 1990-1991 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot, Common Snipe And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 9/28/1990; Regulation No. 687, Establishing 1991-1992 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot, Common Snipe And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 8/6/1991; Regulation No. 698, Establishing 1991-92 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot, Common Snipe And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 8/6/1991; Regulation No. 698, Establishing 1992-1993 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot,  Common Snipe And Setting Falconry seasons, filed 9/15/1992; Regulation No. 704, Establishing 1993-1994 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot, Common Snipe  And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 3/11/1993; Regulation No. 707,Establishing The 1994-1995, 1995-1996, 1996-1997 Seasons On  Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common  Moorhen, American Coot, Common Snipe, And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 7/28/1994; Regulation No. 708, Establishing The 1994-1995, 1995-1996, And 1996-1997 Seasons On Ducks, Geese, Virginia Rail, Sora, Common Moorhen, American Coot, Common Snipe, And Setting Falconry Seasons, filed 9/7/1994.

 

NMAC History:

19 NMAC 31.6, Waterfowl, filed 8/31/1995

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/15/2000

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/26/2002

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/12/2003

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/2/2004

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/8/2005

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/1/2006

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/16/2007

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/13/2008

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/17/2009

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/2/2010

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/1/2011

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/14/2012

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/29/2013

 

History of Repealed Material:

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/15/2000 - duration expired 3/31/2002

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/26/2002 - duration expired 3/31/2003

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/12/2003 - duration expired 3/31/2004

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/2/2004 - duration expired 3/31/2005

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/8/2005 - duration expired 3/31/2006

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/1/2006 - duration expired 3/31/2007

19.31.6 NMAC, Waterfowl, filed 8/16/2007 - duration expired 3/31/2008

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/13/2008 - duration expired 3/31/2009

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/17/2009 - duration expired 3/31/2010

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/2/2010 - duration expired 3/31/2011

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/1/2011 - duration expired 3/31/2012

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/14/2012 - duration expired 3/31/2013

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/29/2013 - duration expired 3/31/2014

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/31/2014 - duration expired 3/31/2015

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 9/1/2015 - duration expired 3/31/2016

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 6/30/2016 - duration expired 3/31/2017

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 7/27/2017 - duration expired 3/31/2018

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 7/2/2018 - duration expired 3/31/2019

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/28/2019 - duration expired 3/31/2020

19.31.6 NMAC, Migratory Game Bird, filed 8/13/20- duration expired 3/31/2021