South Dakota Breeding Bird Atlas II

The new South Dakota Breeding Bird Atlas II is now available for view. This detailed atlas offers an in-depth view of breeding birds and their breeding areas in the State. 

Birdcast

Cornell's migration prediction site, using radar, eBird, etc.

Audubon Falcon site Fargo ND


  Peregrine Falcon site and web cam in Fargo.


The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is a world leader in the study, appreciation, and conservation of birds. Our hallmarks are scientific excellence and technological innovation to advance the understanding of nature and to engage people of all ages in learning about birds and protecting the planet.

Founded in 1915, the Cornell Lab is a nonprofit organization supported by 45,000 friends and members. Our vibrant community includes 200,000 citizen-science participants from all walks of life and 5 million bird enthusiasts of all ages who connect with us online at All About Birds.

The Northern Hills Bird Club (NHBC) conducts birding activities in the Black Hills region of western South Dakota.

The NHBC’s purpose is to promote the enjoyment of bird watching through cooperative programs adopted by the membership. It is not the intent of the NHBC to participate in environmental causes or issues

Audubon Society


Audubon's Mission: To conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds, other wildlife, and their habitats for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity.

For more than a century, Audubon has built a legacy of conservation success by mobilizing the strength of its network of members, Chapters, Audubon Centers, state offices and dedicated professional staff to connect people with nature and the power to protect it.

A powerful combination of science, education and policy expertise combine in efforts ranging from protection and restoration of local habitats to the implementation of policies that safeguard birds, other wildlife and the resources that sustain us all--in the U.S. and Across the Americas.