Deer in Spring Landscape

Migratory Game Bird Stamps Needed

Stamps Needed to Hunt All Migratory Game Birds in Maryland (including waterfowl)

Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp…$9.00

This stamp is required for all migratory game bird hunters (coots, doves, rails, snipe, waterfowl, and woodcock), including persons not required to have a hunting license and holders of senior hunting licenses. Hunters must possess the printed receipt showing proof of purchase of the Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp while hunting migratory game birds. Migratory game bird hunters are not required to sign and attach the Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp to their license. The Harvest Information Program (HIP) permit is issued in conjunction with the Maryland Migratory Game Bird Stamp.

Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp…$15.00
(at U.S. Post Offices and at www.duckstamp.com)…$17.00
(from sport license agents, DNR online licensing, and DNR Licensing and Registration Service Centers)

This stamp is required for all waterfowl hunters, including those who are not required to purchase a hunting license, except those under the age of 16. The stamp must be signed in ink and possessed while hunting waterfowl and coots. A printed receipt indicating the purchase of a Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp will be accepted as evidence of that purchase for 45 days. The stamp will be mailed to the purchaser. The proof of purchase will expire after 45 days and the purchaser must then sign the stamp in ink and possess it while hunting waterfowl and coots.