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Trump administration changes Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Golden eagle.

Golden eagle. Photo by Tom Koerner. Courtesy USFWS.

The Trump administration says it will no longer criminally prosecute companies that accidentally kill migratory birds. The decision reverses a rule made in the last weeks of the Obama administration.

For more information, see this NPR story.

See this long list of birds protected by the MBTA.