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Classification of wild birds.

(1) Game birds include:
Common Name
Scientific Name
migratory waterfowl
wild turkey
Meleagris gallopavo
blue grouse
Falcipennis obscurus
spruce grouse
Dendragapus canadensis
ruffed grouse
Bonasa umbellus
"Forest grouse" means blue, spruce, or ruffed grouse
sharp-tailed grouse
Tympanuchus phasianellus
greater sage-grouse
Centrocercus urophasianus
white-tailed ptarmigan
Lagopus leucurus
California quail
Callipepla californica
mountain quail
Oreortyx pictus
northern bobwhite
Colinus virginianus
scaled quail
Callipepla squamata
Alectoris chukar
ring-necked pheasant
Phasianus colchicus
Gray (Hungarian) partridge
Perdix perdix
"Upland bird" means quail, chukar, pheasant, or partridge
American coot
Fulica americana
common snipe
Gallinago gallinago
band-tailed pigeon
Columba fasciata
mourning dove
Zenaida macroura
(2) Predatory birds include:
Common Name
Scientific Name
black-billed magpie
Pica hudsonia
American crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
European starling
Sturnus vulgaris
house (English) sparrow
Passer domesticus
rock dove
Columba livia
Eurasian collared dove
Streptopelia decaocto
[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047, 77.12.020, 77.12.570, 77.12.210. WSR 08-09-090 (Order 08-78), § 232-12-004, filed 4/18/08, effective 5/19/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.047 and 77.12.020. WSR 04-11-036 (Order 04-98), § 232-12-004, filed 5/12/04, effective 6/12/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040, 77.12.020, 77.32.070, 77.32.530. WSR 01-10-048 (Order 01-69), § 232-12-004, filed 4/26/01, effective 5/27/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.020 and 77.12.040. WSR 91-11-006 (Order 491), § 232-12-004, filed 5/2/91, effective 6/2/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. WSR 81-22-002 (Order 174), § 232-12-004, filed 10/22/81; WSR 81-12-029 (Order 165), § 232-12-004, filed 6/1/81. Formerly WAC 232-12-030.]