New York Bird Hunting

Seasons Span October 1 – February 29, 2020

Resident License Fees:
$22

Non-Resident License Fees:
$100

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.

 

Ruffed Grouse

New York Ruffed Grouse Season

Northern Area: September 20 – February 29, 2020

Limits: 4 per day

Southern Area: October 1- February 29, 2020

Limits: 4 per day


Woodcock

New York Woodcock Season

October 1 – November 14, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession

*in select areas


Bobwhite Quail

New York Bobwhite Quail Season

October – February dates in specific counties

Limits: 4-6 per day, 10-40 per season

*depending on area


Ring-Necked Pheasant

New York Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October – February dates vary by area

Limits: 2-4 per day, up to 30 per season

*depending on area