Maryland Code, Criminal Law § 10-622

(a) A person may not shoot, kill, or maim a carrier pigeon.

(b) A person may not entrap, catch, or detain a carrier pigeon that has:

(1) the owner's name stamped on the carrier pigeon's wing or tail;  or

(2) a leg band that includes the owner's initials, name, or number.

(c) A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to a fine not exceeding $10 for each violation.

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