North Dakota Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 8 – January 6, 2019

Resident License Fees:
$30 (Small Game with habitat stamp)

Non-Resident License Fees:
$122 (14-day total with habitat stamp)
$100 for each additional 14-day period

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

North Dakota Ruffed Grouse Season

September 8 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


Sharptail Grouse

North Dakota Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 8 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


Hungarian Partridge

North Dakota Hungarian Partridge Season

September 8 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


Ring-Necked Pheasant

North Dakota Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 6 – January 6, 2019

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


Prairie Chicken

North Dakota Prairie Chicken Season

Closed in 2016 due to low populations


Woodcock

North Dakota Woodcock Season

September 22 – November 5, 2018

 Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession