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Oregon Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 –
 January 31, 2017

Oregon Bird Hunting

 

Resident License Fees:
$32

Non-Resident License Fees:
$160.50
3-Day $30.50

Special Permits:
Gamebird Validation RES $9
Gamebird Validation NR $41.50
Westeran Pheasant Fee $17 

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

Oregon Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 8 – December 31, 2016

Limits: 2 per day, 8 possession

Mountain Quail

Oregon Mountain Quail Season

September – January dates vary depening on location 

Limits: 2 per day, 2 possession

California Quail

Oregon California Quail Season

Eastern October 8 – December 31, 2016 
Western September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 10 per day, 30 possession (in aggregate with max 2 Mountain)

Chukar

Oregon Chukar Season

October 8 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession (in aggregate with Hungarian)

Hungarian Partridge

Oregon Hungarian Partridge Season

October 8 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 8 per day, 24 possession (in aggregate with Hungarian)

Blue Grouse

Oregon Blue Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Sage Grouse

Oregon Sage Grouse Season

September 10 – September 18, 2016 
*by permit in select areas 

Limits: 2 per season *by permit

Ruffed Grouse

Oregon Ruffed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2017

Limits: 3 per day, 9 possession

Lab with Ptarmigan

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Bird Hunting Locations

Center of the Bird Hunting Universe

In our free time we tend to think in terms of upland birds, and this leads us down many paths, most of which are somewhat insane hence we don’t share. But, sometimes it’s just too good to ignore. This is one of those times, so follow along. The Breeding Bird Survey is a government collaboration … Read more

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Kansas Sunset

Kansas Bird Hunting in Perspective

I make the annual pilgrimage to Kansas to reunite with old friends and family.  It reminds me of where my passion for bird hunting was first kindled.  Because this year was no exception to the rule, Kansas seemed like the right place to bring together our young Jornada Llewellin Rio with our veteran flusher Wyatt … Read more

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