Migratory Game Bird Law and Legal Definition
Migratory game birds means those migratory birds included in the terms of conventions between the U.S. and any foreign country for the protection of migratory birds. According to 50 CFR 20.11,, migratory birds are those birds for which open seasons are prescribed and belong to the following families:
1. Anatidae (ducks, geese [including brant] and swans);
2. Columbidae (doves and pigeons);
4.Rallidae (rails, coots and gallinules); and
5.Scolopacidae (woodcock and snipe).