Migratory game bird hunting

Hunting permits, conservation stamps, hunting regulations and summaries, avian flu.

Services and information

Hunting permit

Buy a bird hunting permit, permit information.

Canadian Wildlife Habitat Conservation stamp

Validate your hunting permit, information for collectors.

Bird hunting regulation summaries

Bird hunting regulations, open seasons, bag and possession limits, provinces, territories.

Frequently asked questions for bird hunters

Hunting methods, equipment, possession, baiting, leg band, U.S. residents, Waterfowler Heritage Day.

Overabundant species

Special conservation measures , Snow and Ross’s Geese, hunting dates, bag, possession limits.

Consultation process for hunting regulations

National process, migratory birds regulatory reports.

Avian flu

Precautions, handling wild birds, reporting sick or dead birds, highly pathogenic avian influenza.

Status update on modernization of Migratory Birds Regulations

Improving the management of hunting, and references to Indigenous peoples of Canada.

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