Falconry Regulations

Oregon Bird Hunting

Falconers must possess a valid falconry license, an Oregon hunting license and all applicable permits, validations and stamps for wildlife they will be hunting (see License, Tag, & Permit Fees). Falconers wanting to hunt on state WAs should refer to specific regulations on State Wildlife Area Regulations and hunt dates on Game Bird Seasons.

Open Area

Open Season
(all dates inclusive)

Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit

Upland Game Birds

Pheasant (either sex) Statewide Sept. 1 – Mar. 31, 2021



California Quail, Chukar, Hungarian (Gray) Partridge, Ruffed and Blue Grouse Statewide Sept. 1 – Mar. 31, 2021

2 each species

6 each species

Sage-Grouse Areas open to controlled sage-grouse hunting. See Game Bird Seasons. Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, 2021



Migratory Game Birds & Crows

Duck (including Merganser) and Coot Statewide See dates by zones on Game Bird Seasons.



Mourning Dove,
Band-tailed Pigeon
Statewide Sept. 1 – Dec. 16, 2020
Wilson’s Snipe Statewide See dates by zones on Game Bird Seasons.
Crow Statewide Oct. 1 – Jan. 31, 2021
Goose Statewide, except closed in the Northwest Permit Zone. See dates by zone on Game Bird Seasons. No hunting during Sept. Canada Goose season.