Magpie geese and waterfowl season dates
This page has the latest information on the waterfowl hunting season in the Northern Territory (NT).
If you have a permit you can kill waterfowl only for 12 weeks from 1 October until 23 December 2016 at the following times:
- 6am to 7pm in October
- 5.45am to 7.15pm in November
- 5.45am to 7.30pm in December.
Daily bag limit
The limit for magpie geese is 7 birds per person, per day.
The daily bag limit for other listed waterfowl is 10 birds per person, per day.
The maximum allowable number of dead animals in a person's possession is as follows:
- away from the person's place of residence is 21 magpie geese and 30 other listed birds
- at the person's place of residence, the number is unlimited.
Animals under this permit
|Scientific name||Common name|
|Anseranas semipalmata||Magpie goose|
|Anas superciliosa||Pacific black duck|
|Anas gracilis||Grey teal|
|Aythya australis||Hardhead duck (also known as white-eyed duck)|
|Chenonetta jubata||Maned duck (also known as wood duck)|
|Dendrocygna arcuata||Wandering whistling duck (also known as water whistle duck)|
|Dendrocygna eytoni||Plumed whistling duck (also known as grass whistle duck)|
|Malacorhynchus membranaceus||Pink-eared duck|
Last updated: 27 June 2017