HC Deb 29 March 1926 vol 193 cc1657-8

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will give the House the names of the species of birds the plumage of which has been illegally imported and confiscated under the Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act, 1921, from April, 1922, to December, 1922?


As the answer is somewhat long, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

The following is a list of birds, the plumage of which was illegally imported and seized during the period from April, 1922, to December, 1922, under the provisions of the Importation of Plumage (Prohibition) Act, 1921:

Blue Eared Pheasant. Magpie (non-migratory).
Rhea Darwini.
Kohla Green Pigeon. Gomble Partridge.
Egret. Baltimore Oriole.
Peacock. Goldfinch.
Eagle. Myrtle Warbler.
Kingfisher. Lincoln Sparrow.
Amherst Pheasant. Clay Coloured Sparrow.
Humming Birds.
Reeves Pheasant. Leucosticte.
Emu. Redpoll.
Heron. Magnolia Warbler.
Great Billed Parrot. Redstart.
Teal. Orange Crowned Warbler.
Argus Pheasant.
Tragopan. Nashville.
Chinese Pond Heron. Snow Bunting.
Formosan Teal. Chipping Sparrow.
White Tern. Yellow Warbler.
Chinese Goldfinch. Caroline Rail (Sora).
Swan. Northern Phalarope.
Jungle Fowl. Black Tan.
Roller. Cat-bird.
Sparrow. Yellow-bellied Sap-sucker.
Nicoba Pigeon.
Red Sided Parrot. Lingbird.
Macaw. Mourning Dove.
Pleated Kingfisher. Bohemian Waxwing.
Birds of Paradise. Cedar Waxwing.
Lyre Bird. Rose-breasted Grosbeak.
Parson Bird.
Sea Swallows. Red Winged Blackbird.
Petrem. Yellow-headed Blackbird.
Chinese Silver Pheasant. Brewer Blackbird.
Penguin. Yellow Legs.
Hawk. Meadow Lark.
Owl. Marbled Godwit.
Condor. Black-bellied Plover.
Sea Gull. Kill-Deer.
Pintail Duck. Shrike.
Lesser Scamp. Franklin Gall.
Red-breasted Merganser. Robin.
Harlequin Duck.