The autumn hunting season is open between the 1st September and 31st January. 41 species of bird may be legally hunted- shooting at any other bird is illegal.
Hunting at sea is permitted from the 1st October till 31st January.
The following is illegal during the hunting season:
- Hunting after 15:00 on weekdays between the 15th and 30th September,
- Hunting after 13:00 on a Sunday and public holidays,
- Hunting inside a Bird Sanctuary (e.g. Buskett, Salina),
- Hunting within 50 meters of a main road,
- Hunting within 200 meters of a residential area,
- Hunting using boats capable of exceeding 18kph,
- Hunting at sea within 3km of the shoreline.
Autumn trapping season 2012: What is illegal?
Follow the step-by-step guide to take action:
STEP 1: How to file a police report