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Falconry Season Dates

Seasons, dates and bag limits do not apply to wildlife management areas.

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Species 2020-2021 Season Dates Bag Possession Limit

Quail

Oct. 1 - March 31

2 4

Gray Squirrel

Oct. 1 - March 31

12 24

Rabbit

Year round

12 24

Common Gallinule (moorhen)

Nov. 10  - Dec. 13 *

3 ** 9

Ducks, Coot & Light Geese
(Snow, Blue & Ross')

Nov. 3 - 12

Feb. 8 - March 4 *

3 ** 9

Mourning Dove &
White-winged Dove

Feb. 1 - 17 *

3 ** 9

Rail (Sora, King, Clapper & Virginia)

Nov. 10 - Dec. 16 *

3 ** 9

Woodcock

Nov. 24 - Dec. 17

Feb. 1 - March 10 *

3 ** 9

* In addition to these dates, falconers may also hunt during the established seasons for each species. Daily bag and possession limits of three and nine, respectively, apply while hunting migratory game birds with falcons.

** The falconry daily bag limit is three migratory game birds singly or in the aggregate.

For more information on falconry regulations, contact the FWC's Waterfowl and Small Game Program at 850-488-5878.