Details of Tasmania's 2017 duck and quail seasons have been published.
The Duck Season will run from March 11, 2017 to June 12, 2017 with a daily bag limit of 10 birds.
Only black duck, grey teal, chestnut teal, mountain duck and wood duck may be taken. Other species may be encountered in Tasmania but may not be taken. These include blue-winged shoveler, hardhead, musk duck, freckled duck, pink-eared duck, blue-billed duck and plumed tree duck
The Tasmanian Brown Quail Season runs from May 13, 2017 to June 25, 2017 with a bag limit of 20 per day. Only brown quail may be taken in Tasmania, other species such as stubble quail and painted quail are wholly protected.