Nebraska Bird Hunting

Seasons Span September 1 – January 31, 2022

Resident License Fees:

$18

Non-Resident License Fees:

$97
2-Day $67

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

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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

Nebraska Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

October 30 – January 31, 2022

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


Sharptail Grouse

Nebraska Sharp-Tailed Grouse Season

September 1 – January 31, 2022

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


Bobwhite Quail

Nebraska Bobwhite Quail Season

October 30 – January 31, 2022

Limits: 6 per day, 24 possession


Woodcock

Nebraska Woodcock Season

October 3 – November 16, 2020

 Limits: 3 per day, 6 possession


Hungarian Partridge

Nebraska Hungarian Partridge Season

October 30 – January 31, 2022

Limits: 3 per day, 12 possession


Prairie Chicken

Nebraska Prairie Chicken Season

September 1 – January 31, 2022

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