Can you shoot mountain duck?

Can you shoot mountain ducks?

New South Wales

The species which can be legally hunted as part of this program are as follows: Mountain Duck. Wood Duck. Black Duck.

Is shooting ducks illegal?

The Countryside and Wildlife Act 1981 makes it an offence to intentionally kill, injure, or take any wild bird. There are exceptions, however, laid out in Schedule 2 of the Act, so that outside the close season, you can take Tufted duck, Gadwall, Goldeneye, Mallard, Pintail, Pochard, Shoveler, Teal and Wigeon.

Can you shoot ducks with a rifle?

Well, ducks are relatively small, it is illegal to shoot them with rifles or pistols anyway, they have to be flying (no shooting them on the water), so the only way they can be hit is with something that throws a pattern of many projectiles (Shotgun shell), and will have a chance of hitting the game.

What ducks can you shoot in Victoria?

Species permitted include Pacific Black Duck, Mountain Duck, Chestnut Teal, Grey Teal, Pink-eared Duck, Wood Duck and Hardhead. The Blue-winged Shoveler cannot be hunted during the 2021 season due to continued low numbers.

How many ducks can you kill in a season?

Possession limit triple the daily bag. 7/day, which may include: 7 mallards (no more than 2 females or Mexican-like ducks), 1 pintail, 2 canvasback, 2 redheads, 2 scaup.

2021-2022 Regulations.

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AREA Colorado River Zone
SPECIES Same as regular season
SEASONS Feb 5 – 6
DAILY BAG & POSSESSION LIMITS Same as regular season

Would a 22 kill a duck?

Yes, a . 22 will work for ducks, especially a head shot.

Is it OK to shoot ducks on the water?

Also worth noting, if you are dispatching a wounded duck that’s trying to swim away but can no longer fly it’s both perfectly legal and socially acceptable to shoot it on the water.

Under federal law, you actually can’t hunt waterfowl with a rifle or a pistol, so a . 22 would be a no-go.

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