Magpie geese and waterfowl season dates

The 2021 waterfowl hunting season is now closed.

You must now complete and submit your waterfowl permit return.

Read more about magpie geese and waterfowl hunting permits.

Daily bag limit

During the declared season, there is a bag limit for magpie geese and waterfowl.

The daily bag limit will be announced before the 2022 season.

Waterfowl permitted to be hunted

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

NT Hunting Mate app

You can download the NT Hunting Mate app to access waterfowl hunting rules and information on your phone.


Last updated: 13 January 2022

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