Early Migratory Bird Seasons

Hunting Safety

 

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Limits:
2016 Purple Gallinule and Common Moorhen Season
Sept. 1-Nov. 9, 2016

Daily limit – 15. 
Possession limit – 45 (combined).
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2016 Virginia Rail and Sora Season
Sept. 10-Nov. 18, 2016

Daily limit – 25. 
Possession limit – 75 (combined).
 
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2016-17 Common Snipe Season
Nov. 1, 2016-Feb. 15, 2017

Daily Limit – 8
Possession Limit – 24
 
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2016-17 Woodcock Season
Nov. 5-Dec. 19, 2016

Daily limit – 3
Possession limit – 9
 
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Season Dates and Bag Limits 

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