Falconry

Information regarding falconry and falconry regulations in Utah

— View Utah Administrative Rule R657-20: Falconry

— View Federal falconry standards and falconry permitting (50 CFR-21.29)

The Federal 3-186a database is back online. You must use it to document the capture, transfer, banding or rebanding of falconry birds. You must also send copies of your Federal 3-186a forms to DWR at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2020 peregrine falcon permit application drawing

In 2020, the number of peregrine falcons that may be taken for falconry purposes is limited to a maximum of 17 birds: 16 resident permits and 1 nonresident permit. The Division may issue 16 resident permits and one nonresident permit.

The application will open between 8 a.m. on Feb. 3, 2020 and 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020.

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Falconry applications and forms
Important dates
  • The 2019 falconry-take application period for peregrine falcons will take place from 8 a.m. on Feb. 1 to 11:59 p.m. on March 29, 2019.
  • The 2019 peregrine falcon take season will be open from May 1 to Aug. 31, 2019.
  • Visit our wildlife calendar for application dates, deadlines and season dates.
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