Species that can be hunted


Animals 

Species

Hunting season

        Requirements

Ringed seal
(Phoca hispida)

01.02-20.03
20.05-30.11

Hunting proficiency test, big game proficiency test

Bearded seal
(Erignathus barbatus)

01.02-27.04
05.06-30.11

Hunting proficiency test, big game proficiency test

Arctic fox
(Vulpes lagopus)

01.11-15.03

Hunting proficiency test, resident in Svalbard

Svalbard reindeer  (Rangifer tarandus)

15.08-20.09

                                                  Hunting proficiency test, big game proficiency test, resident in Svalbard

 

Birds

Species

Hunting season

   Reqiurements

Fulmar
(Fulmarus glacialis)

21.09-31.10

Hunting proficiency test

Pink-footed goose
(Anser brachyrhynchus)

20.08-31.10

Hunting proficiency test

Svalbard ptarmigan
(Lagopus mutus)

10.09-23.12

Hunting proficiency test

Black guillemot
(Cepphus grylle)

01.09-31.10

Hunting proficiency test