Kansas Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 15 – January 31, 2024

Resident License Fees:


Non-Resident License Fees:


Special Permits:

Prairie Chicken Permit $2.50

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

Purchase License Online

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*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

Kansas Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 11 – January 31, 2024

Limits: 4 per day

Bobwhite Quail

Kansas Bobwhite Quail Season

November 11 – January 31, 2024

Limits: 8 per day

Prairie Chicken

Kansas Prairie Chicken Season

East and Northwest: September 15 – January 31, 2024

Limits: 2 per day

*Closed in Southwest