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Nebraska Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2017

Nebraska Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$15

Non-Resident License Fees:
$82
2-Day $57

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
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Nebraska Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 29 – January 31, 2017

 Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Sharptail Grouse

Nebraska Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 3 or 12 possession in aggregate with Prairie Chicken *depending on area

Bobwhite Quail

Nebraska Bobwhite Quail Season

October 29 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 6 per day, 24 possession

Woodcock

Nebraska Woodcock Season

September 24 – November 7, 2016

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

Hungarian Partridge

Nebraska Hungarian Partridge Season

October 31 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession

Prairie Chicken

Nebraska Prairie Chicken Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 3 or 12 possession in aggregate with Sharptail *depending on area

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