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Oregon

Game Bird Hunting

Game Bird Hunting

Falconry Regulations

2022-23 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 (see page 7). Falconers wanting to hunt on state WAs should refer to specific regulations on pages 34-38 and hunt dates on pages 16-20.

Open Area

Open Season
(All Dates Inclusive)

Daily Bag Limit

Possession Limit

Upland Game Birds

Pheasant (either sex)

Statewide

Sept. 1 - Mar. 31, 2023

1

3

California Quail, Chukar, Hungarian (Gray) Partridge, Ruffed and Blue Grouse

Statewide

Sept. 1 - Mar. 31, 2023

2 each species

6 each species

Sage-Grouse

Areas open to controlled sage-grouse hunting. See Game Bird Seasons.

Sept. 1 - Jan. 31, 2023

1

2a

Migratory Game Birds & Crows

Duck (including Merganser) and Coot

Statewide

See dates by zones on Migratory Game Bird Seasons.

3b

9b

Mourning Dove,
Band-tailed Pigeon

Statewide

Sept. 1 - Dec. 16

Wilson's Snipe

Statewide

See dates by zones on Migratory Game Bird Seasons.

Crow

Statewide

Oct. 1 - Jan. 31, 2023

Goose

Statewide, except closed in the Northwest Permit Zone.

See dates by zone on Migratory Game Bird Seasons. No hunting during Sept. Canada Goose season.

Proposed 2023-24 Upland Game Bird Seasons

upland game birds

Open Area

Open Season

Pheasant

Statewide

Oct. 7 - Dec. 31, 2023

Quail (California and Mountain)

Western Oregon

Sept. 1 - Jan. 31, 2024

Eastern Oregon

Oct. 7 - Jan. 31, 2024

Ruffed and Blue Grouse

Statewide

Sept. 1 - Jan. 31, 2024

Turkey

Western Oregon Fall Season

Oct. 7 - Jan. 31, 2024

Eastern Oregon Fall Season

Oct. 7 - Jan. 31, 2024

Statewide Spring Season

Apr. 15 - May 31, 2024

Chukar and Hungarian (Gray) Partridge

Statewide

Oct. 7 - Jan. 31, 2024