A quick resume of British Shooting Seasons.

For the benefit of Rob and anyone else interested in Game and Wildfowl Seasons:-

Black Grouse 20/08 - 10/12.

Snipe 12/08 - 31/01.

Coot/Moorhen 01/09 - 31/01.

Curlew - protected.

Ducks and Geese. Below High Water Mark 01/09 - 20/02.

                               Inland 01/09 - 31/01.

Golden Plover 01/09 - 31/01.

Red Grouse 12/08 - 10/12.

Jack Snipe - protected.

Partridge 01/09 - 01/02.

Pheasant 01/10 - 01/02.

Ptarmigan 12/08 - 10/12.

Woodcock 01/10 - 31/01.

It is illegal to shoot game on Xmas Day and Sundays. It is illegal to shoot wildfowl in Devon/Cornwall and Somerset on Sundays.

 

 

Posted January 25th, 2015 at 3:16 pm by Maurice Clements in General Birding