Then you should probably seek more education on this topic. People have been hunting ducks and other birds with semi-automatic shotguns since semi-automatic shotguns existed. There are plenty of gun ranges in this country. There's one about four miles away from me and then if I wanted to drive to the next county there are several there as well. Ironically, there is no bowling alley here Have you ever heard of the Ruger 10/22 semi-automatic rifle? It's probably one of the most popular squirrel hunting guns in the entire nation. It's called a 10/22 because it is a 22 caliber that holds 10 rounds.