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Migratory Birds

DOVE (Mourning, white-winged, Eurasian collared, and ringed turtle doves)

Season: Sept.1 - Oct. 31 and Nov 1-9, 2014

Area open: Statewide

Daily bag limit: 15 (The daily bag limit applies to mourning and white-winged doves, single species or in combination. There is no limit on Eurasian collared and ringed turtle dove, but any taken in addition to a limit of mourning and white-winged doves must have a fully-feathered wing attached during transport.)

Possession limit: 45

DOVE (Eurasian collared and ringed turtle doves only)

  • Season: Nov. 20, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2015
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: No limit
  • Possession limit: No limit

RAIL (Sora and Virginia)

  • Season: Sept. 1 - Nov 9, 2014
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 25
  • Possession limit: 75

SNIPE

  • Season: Sept. 1 - Dec. 16, 2014
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 8
  • Possession limit: 24

WOODCOCK

  • Season: Oct. 11 - Nov. 24, 2014
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit:
  • Possession limit: 9

TEAL, HIGH PLAINS ZONE

  • Season: Sept. 20-28, 2014
  • Area open: West of Hwy. U. S. 283
  • Daily bag limit: 6
  • Possession limit: 18
  • Stamps Required: Kansas HIP Stamp, State Waterfowl Stamp, Federal Waterfowl Stamp

TEAL, LOW PLAINS ZONE

  • Season: Sept. 13-28, 2-14
  • Area open: East of Hwy. U. S. 283
  • Daily bag limit: 6
  • Possession limit: 18
  • Stamps Required: Kansas HIP Stamp, State Waterfowl Stamp, Federal Waterfowl Stamp

DUCKS, HIGH PLAINS UNIT

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: High Plains Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6
  • Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

DUCKS, LOW PLAINS EARLY ZONE

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: Early Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6
  • Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

DUCKS, LOW PLAINS LATE ZONE

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: Late Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6
  • Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

DUCKS, LOW PLAINS SOUTHEAST ZONE

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: Southeast Zone (see map)
  • Daily bag limit: 6
  • Possession limit: Three times the daily limit

DUCK LIMITS

Six ducks including no more than, 5 mallards, of which only 2 may be hens; 3 wood ducks; 3 scaup; 2 pintails; 2 redheads; and 2 canvasbacks. Possession limit is three times the daily bag limit.

YOUTH WATERFOWL SEASONS

  • High Plains Unit: To be set
  • Low Plains Early Zone: To be set
  • Low Plains Late Zone: To be set
  • Southeast Zone: To be set

CANADA GEESE

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 6 (including Brant)
  • Possession limit: 18

WHITE-FRONTED GEESE

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 2
  • Possession limit: 6

LIGHT GEESE

  • Season: To be set
  • Area open: Statewide
  • Daily bag limit: 50
  • Possession limit: No limit
  • NOTE - By special conservation order, light geese may also be taken from Feb. 10 - April 30, 2014. During this period, there will be no bag or possession limit on light geese. In addition, participants will be allowed to use unplugged shotguns and electronic calls and take light geese from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset during the period of the conservation order.

SANDHILL CRANE

  • Season: Nov. 5 2014-Jan 1, 2015
  • Daily bag limit: 3
  • Possession limit: 9