Colorado Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – January 31, 2020

Resident License Fees:
$29.75
1-Day $13.75

Non-Resident License Fees:
$81.75
1-Day $16.75

Special Permits:
Prairie Chicken Permit $5
Habitat Stamp $10

Purchase License Online

Visit State DNR Website

*prior to hunting, always verify all local rules and regulations with the appropriate state agencies because these laws are continually changing and are often area specific

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State Drought Monitor – Upland hunting conditions are often highly dependent upon moisture for both habitat production and bird survival.

Ring-Necked Pheasant

Colorado Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

East of I-25: November 9 – January 31, 2020

West of I-25: November 10 – January 5, 2020

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession


Bobwhite Quail

Colorado Bobwhite Quail Season

November 9 – January 5, 2020 or November 9 – January 31, 2020 depending on area

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession


Scaled Quail

Colorado Scaled Quail Season

November 9 – January 5, 2020 or November 9 – January 31, 2020 depending on area

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession


Gambel's Quail

Colorado Gambel’s Quail Season

November 9 – January 5, 2020 or November 9 – January 31, 2020 depending on area

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession


Blue Grouse

Colorado Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – November 17, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

*west of I-25 only


Sharptail Grouse

Colorado Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – September 15, 2019

Limits: 2 per day, 4 possession

*in specific areas
*Columbian Sharp-Tailed subspecies


Sage Grouse

Colorado Sage Grouse Season

September 14 – September 15, 2019 or September 14 – September 20, 2019 depending on area

Limits: 2 per day, 2-4 possession dependin on area

*Gunnison sub-species closed


Chukar

Colorado Chukar Season

September 1 – November 30, 2019

Limits: 4 per day, 12 possession


White-Tailed Ptarmigan

Colorado White-Tailed Ptarmigan Season

September 14 – October 6, 2019 or September 14 – November 17, 2019 depending on area

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession


Prairie Chicken

Colorado Prairie Chicken Season

October 1 – January 5, 2020

Limits: 2 per season

*in select areas only