THE MARINE MAMMAL COMMISSION COMPENDIUM
BILATERAL / MEXICO
Volume(s) 1-3; pages 3280-3281
Agreement Supplementing the Convention for the Protection of Migratory Birds and Game Mammals, Mexico City and Tlatelolco, 1972
Done at Mexico City and Tlatelolco 10 March 1972
Entered into force 10 March 1972
Primary source citation: 23 UST 260, TIAS 7302
EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA MEXICO CITY
March 10, 1972
His Excellency RUBEN GONZLEZ SOSA Acting Secretary of Foreign Relations, Mxico, D. F.
I have the honor to refer to the Convention between the United States of America and the United Mexican States for the Protection of Migratory Birds and Game Mammals, signed at Mexico City on February 7, 1936, and to conversations between representatives of our two Governments relating to the addition to the list of birds considered migratory for the purposes of the Convention.
Pursuant to authority delegated by the President of the United States, I have the honor to propose that the following additions be made to the list of birds set forth in Article IV of the Convention:
|Scientific Name||English Name||Spanish Names|
|Accipitridae||Eagles, hawks||Gavilanes, aguilas, aguilillas|
|Alcidae||Auklets, murres puffins||Pato de noche|
|Ardeidae||Herons, egrets, bitterns||Garzas, garzones|
|Cathartidae||New World vultures||Zopilotes, auras|
|Ciconiidae||Stork and wood ibis||Jaribu, Galambae|
|Corvidae||Ravens, crows, jay||Cuervos, urracas|
|Falconidae||Falcons, hawks||Gavilan, Caracara|
|Laridae||Sea gulls, Terns||Gavioetas, Gallito|
|Phaethontidae||Tropic-birds||Raba de junco|
|Threskiornithidae||Spoonbill, ibises||Teoquechol, Cucharera|
Upon the receipt of a note from Your Excellency indicating that the proposal contained in this note is acceptable to the Government of the United Mexican States, the Government of the United States of America will consider that this note and your reply thereto shall constitute an agreement between the two Governments on this subject, which agreement shall enter into force on the date of your note in reply.
Accept, Excellency, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration.
ROBERT H. MCBRIDE
UNITED MEXICAN STATES DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN RELATIONS MEXICO
TLATELOLCO, D.F., March 10, 1972
His Excellency ROBERT HENRY MCBRIDE, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America, Mexico, D.F.
501874 MR. AMBASSADOR:
I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of Your Excellency's note No. 283 of today's date, the Spanish translation of which is as follows:
[For the English language text, see page 3280.]
In reply, I am happy to inform Your Excellency that my Government accepts the terms of your note No. 283, transcribed above, and consequently agrees to consider that your note and this note in reply shall constitute an agreement between the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the United States of America amending Article 4 of the Convention for the Protection of Migratory Birds and Game Mammals, signed at Mexico City on February 7, 1936, which agreement shall enter into force on this date.
I avail myself of this opportunity to renew to Your Excellency the assurance of my highest consideration.
R. GONZLEZ S.