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Waterfowl Season Dates & Bag Limits

Hunting Regulations Icon New York Hunting

Bag Limits

The daily bag limit is the maximum number of birds of each species that any person may take or possess in the field during any one day. The possession limit is three times the daily bag limit for all migratory game birds except snow geese.

Species

Daily Limit

Possession Limit

Ducksa

6

18

Coot

15

45

Canada Geese

See map

See map

Snow Geeseb

25

No limit

Brant

2

6

Leg Band Reporting

Please report band recoveries online at (WWW.REPORTBAND.GOV) or by sending your information to: Bird Banding Lab, 12100 Beach Forest Road, Laurel, MD 20708. The call center supporting the 1-800 toll-free phone number was discontinued in June 2017. Reporting banded birds helps in their management. Thanks for your support!