Feathered Game

(England, Wales & Scotland)

Grouse: August 12th – December 10th.
Common Snipe: August 12th – January 31st.
Ptarmigan: August 12th – December 10th.
Blackgame: August 12th – December 10th.
Grey Partridge: September 1st – February 1st.
Red legged Partridge: September 1st – February 1st.
Pheasant: October 1st – February 1st.
Coot: September 1st – January 31st.
Moorhen: September 1st – January 31st.
Golden Plover: September 1st – January 31st.
Woodcock (Scotland): September1st – January 31st.
Woodcock (England & Wales): October 1st -January 31st.

Water Fowl

Duck & Goose (Inland): September 1st – January 31st.
Duck & Goose (Foreshore): September 1st – February 20th.
Ducks: Mallard, Teal, Wigeon, Pintail, Tufted, Gadwell, Goldeneye, Pochard, Shoveler.
Geese: Greylag, Pink-footed, Canada Goose. White fronted in England & Wales only.

Small Game

Brown Hare: No closed season.
Fox & Mink: No closed season.

Large Game

(England & Wales)

Red deer stag: August 1st – April 30th.
Fallow deer buck: August 1st – April 30th.
Sika deer stag: August 1st – April 30th.
Roe deer buck: April 1st – October 31st.
Red deer hind: November 1st – March 31st
Fallow deer doe: November 1st – March 31st
Sika deer hind: November 1st – March 31st
Roe deer doe: November 1st – March 31st
Muntjac: No closed season.
Chinese Water deer: Bucks & Does November 1st – March 31st
Wild Reindeer: No closed season.
Feral Goat: No closed season.
Feral sheep (Soay): No closed season.
Feral Pig (“Iron age”) or Wild Boar: No closed season.

Large Game

(Scotland)

Red deer stag: July 1st – October 20th.
Sika deer stag: July 1st – October 20th.
Fallow deer buck: August 1st – April 30th.
Roe deer buck: April 1st – October 20th.
Red deer hind: October 21st – February 15th.
Sika deer hind: October 21st – February 15th.
Fallow deer doe: October 21st – February 15th.
Roe deer doe: October 21st – March 31st.
Feral Goat: No closed season.
Feral sheep (Soay): No closed season.
Feral Pig (“Iron age”) or Wild Boar: No closed season.