Offenses Against General Welfare and Animals

ORS 167.439
Forcible recovery of a fighting bird


A person commits the crime of forcible recovery of a fighting bird if the person knowingly dispossesses, or knowingly attempts to dispossess, a law enforcement agency of constructive possession of a fighting bird, a source bird or an alleged fighting bird or source bird.


Forcible recovery of a fighting bird is a Class C felony. [2003 c.484 §7; 2017 c.276 §5]
Note: See note under 167.426 (Definitions for ORS 167.426 to 167.439).
Chapter 167

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Exemption of nuisance laws from constitutional requirement for payments based on government regulations restricting use of property, (2001) Vol 49, p 284

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 427-637 (1972)


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