Don't mess with this crowned crane.
The new rule would cement 2017 guidance that protects energy companies and other entities from being prosecuted for unintentionally killing birds.
An estimated 1 million common murres died in 2015 and 2016. Scientists fear it was a harbinger of a warming world.
The vultures often "defecate and vomit ... onto buildings below that house employees and equipment," noted a CBP representative.
Harrowing scenes showing fleeing kangaroos, burnt koalas and dead birds have appeared on social media.
Sparrows, finches and swallows are among the hardest hit.
The large bird had been evading would-be captors in two North Carolina counties since June.
The 5-foot-tall bird is winged and possibly dangerous.
The charismatic bird acts as a non-lethal agent to keep pigeons from roosting at the All England Club.
Veterinary workers at a U.K. wildlife hospital said the bird was healthy but had a very "pungent" smell.