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Falconry Regulations

Oregon Bird Hunting

2017-18 Falconry Regulations

Falconers must possess a valid falconry license, an Oregon hunting license and all applicable permits, validations and stamps for wildlife they will be hunting.

OPEN AREA

OPEN SEASON
(all dates inclusive)

DAILY BAG LIMIT

POSSESSION LIMIT

UPLAND GAME BIRDS

Pheasant (either sex) Statewide Sept. 1 – Mar. 31, 2018

1

3

California Quail, Hungarian (Gray) & Chukar Partridge, Ruffed & Blue Grouse Statewide Sept. 1 – Mar. 31, 2018

2 each species

6 each species

Sage-Grouse Areas open to controlled sage-grouse hunting. Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, 2018

1

2a

MIGRATORY GAME BIRDS & CROWS

Ducks, Coots, Mergansers Statewide

3b

9b

Mourning Dove,
Band-tailed Pigeon
Statewide Sept. 1 – Dec. 16, 2017
Wilson’s Snipe Statewide
Crows Statewide Oct. 1 – Jan. 31, 2018
Geese Statewide, except closed in the Northwest Permit Zone.

Proposed 2018-19 Upland Game Bird Seasons

upland game birds

OPEN AREA

OPEN SEASON

Pheasant Statewide Oct. 6 – Dec. 31, 2018
California (Valley) Quail Western Oregon Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, 2019
Eastern Oregon Oct. 6 – Jan. 31, 2019
Mountain Quail Western Oregon including Hood Rvr and Wasco Cos Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, 2019
Wallowa, Grant, Wheeler, Gilliam, Umatilla, Morrow, Crook and Klamath Cos Oct. 6 – Jan. 31, 2019
Remaining Eastern Oregon Cos No Open Season
Ruffed and “Blue” Grouse Statewide Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, 2019
Turkey General Fall Season Oct. 15 – Dec. 31, 2018
Statewide Spring Season Apr. 15 – May 31, 2019
Chukar and Hungarian (Gray) Partridge Statewide Oct. 6 – Jan. 31, 2019