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United States

California Bird Hunting

 

Seasons Span September 12 -
January 31, 2016

Resident License Fees:

$47.01

Non-Resident License Fees:

$163.65
1-Day $22.42
2-Day $47.01

Special Permits:

Upland Game $9.46

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
California Quail

California Quail Season

September - January dates *depending on area

Limits:10 per day, 30 possession (in aggregate with other quail)
Gambels Quail

Gambels Quail Season

September - January dates *depending on area

Limits:10 per day, 30 possession (in aggregate with other quail)
Mountain Quail

Mountain Quail Season

September - January dates *depending on area

Limits:10 per day, 30 possession (in aggregate with other quail)
Ring-Necked Pheasant

Ring-Necked Pheasant Season

November 14 - December 27, 2015
 
Limits: 2-3 per day 6-9 possession

*depending on area

Blue Grouse

Blue Grouse Season

September 12 - October 12, 2015

Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession (in aggregate with Ruffed)
Ruffed Grouse

Ruffed Grouse Season

September 12 - October 12, 2015

Limits: 2 per day, 6 possession (in aggregate with Blue)
Sage Grouse

Sage Grouse Season

September 12 -September 13, 2015

Limits: 1 per season

*by permit in select areas

Chukar

Chukar Season

October 17 -January 31, 2016

Limits: 6 per day, 18 possession
White-Tailed Ptarmigan

White-Tailed Ptarmigan Season

September 12 - September 20, 2015

Limits: 2 per season