Outdoors

WASHINGTON HUNTS: Mourning Dove

Area: Statewide.

Opens: Sept. 1.

Closed areas: Federal and state parks, incorporated areas (cities and towns) and Indian reservations.

Limits: 10 birds (either sex) a day, 20 in possession.

Licenses and tags: Either 2007 Washington small game option (up to $32.85 for residents, $17.52 if with big game package) hunting license.

Weaponry: Any legal shotgun.

Special rules: Non-toxic shot must be used in some hunting areas.

Hunt ends: Sept. 15.

In the regulations: Migratory Waterfowl and Upland Game Seasons 2007-08 pamphlet, page 10.

Coming soon: Band-tailed pigeon hunts open Sept. 15.

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