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Take would occur while conducting presence/absence surveys. The proposed activities would occur in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi. Dated: November 15, 2005. Noreen E. Walsh, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. E5–7041 Filed 12–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey Request for Public Comments on Extension of Existing Information Collection to be Submitted to OMB for Review Under the Paperwork Reduction Act The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) received emergency approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an information collection in use without an OMB approval number. A request extending the information collection described below will be submitted to OMB for approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Copies of the proposed collection of information and related forms may be obtained by contacting the USGS Clearance Officer at the phone number listed below. Comments on the proposal should be made within 60 days to the Bureau Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National Center, Reston, VA 20192. As required by OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), the USGS solicits specific public comments as to: 1. Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions on the bureaus, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. The accuracy of the bureau’s estimate of the burden of the collection PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected and; 4. How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology. Title: Bird Banding. OMB Approval No.: 1028–0082. Summary: In accordance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. 703–712, the trapping and marking of wild migratory birds by persons holding Federal permits must be monitored. Formerly managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the bird banding program is now the responsibility of the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory (BBL). This bird banding monitoring program involves information collections on three forms: (1) The Application for Federal Bird Marking and Salvage Permit; (2) The Bird Banding Recovery Report; and (3) The Bird Banding Schedule. The information on the Recovery Report may also be submitted electronically at the BBL Web site or via a toll-free telephone number. This program also assists the Fish and Wildlife Service in fulfillment of its responsibilities designated by International Migratory Bird Treaties with Canada, Mexico, Japan, and the Soviet Union. Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes for Permit Application form; 3 minutes for Recovery Report form; and 12 minutes for Banding Schedule form. Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 131,550. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 13,725 hours. To obtain copies of the forms, contact the Bureau clearance officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 (703–648–7313); or USGS Bird Banding Laboratory, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100, Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708–4037. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: November 30, 2005. Susan D. Haseltine, Associate Director for Biology. [FR Doc. 05–23741 Filed 12–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4311–AM–M E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Geological Survey


Request for Public Comments on Extension of Existing Information 
Collection to be Submitted to OMB for Review Under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) received emergency approval from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an information collection 
in use without an OMB approval number. A request extending the 
information collection described below will be submitted to OMB for 
approval under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 
chapter 35). Copies of the proposed collection of information and 
related forms may be obtained by contacting the USGS Clearance Officer 
at the phone number listed below. Comments on the proposal should be 
made within 60 days to the Bureau Clearance Officer, U.S. Geological 
Survey, 807 National Center, Reston, VA 20192.
    As required by OMB regulations at 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1), the USGS 
solicits specific public comments as to:
    1. Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions on the bureaus, including whether 
the information will have practical utility;
    2. The accuracy of the bureau's estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used;
    3. The quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected and;
    4. How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology.
    Title: Bird Banding.
    OMB Approval No.: 1028-0082.
    Summary: In accordance with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, 16 
U.S.C. 703-712, the trapping and marking of wild migratory birds by 
persons holding Federal permits must be monitored. Formerly managed by 
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the bird banding program is now the 
responsibility of the USGS Bird Banding Laboratory (BBL). This bird 
banding monitoring program involves information collections on three 
forms: (1) The Application for Federal Bird Marking and Salvage Permit; 
(2) The Bird Banding Recovery Report; and (3) The Bird Banding 
Schedule. The information on the Recovery Report may also be submitted 
electronically at the BBL Web site or via a toll-free telephone number. 
This program also assists the Fish and Wildlife Service in fulfillment 
of its responsibilities designated by International Migratory Bird 
Treaties with Canada, Mexico, Japan, and the Soviet Union.
    Estimated Completion Time: 30 minutes for Permit Application form; 
3 minutes for Recovery Report form; and 12 minutes for Banding Schedule 
form.
    Estimated Annual Number of Responses: 131,550.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 13,725 hours.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To obtain copies of the forms, contact 
the Bureau clearance officer, U.S. Geological Survey, 807 National 
Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20192 (703-648-7313); or 
USGS Bird Banding Laboratory, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 12100, 
Beech Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708-4037.

    Dated: November 30, 2005.
Susan D. Haseltine,
Associate Director for Biology.
[FR Doc. 05-23741 Filed 12-7-05; 8:45 am]
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