Birds of North Dakota

An illustrated checklist of the birds found within our borders including notations of nesting species.

About the North Dakota Birding Society

Who we are and why you should become a member.

Latest News

  • 2023 Christmas Bird Counts More

Upcoming Events

  • December 14, 2023
    Long Lake NWR CBC, Long Lake NWR Headquarters

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  • December 15, 2023
    Valley City CBC, USFWS Office (Fish Hatchery)

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  • December 16, 2023
    Fargo-Moorhead CBC, Fargo
    Contact Keith Corliss if you would like to take part.
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More Birding North Dakota

Finding ND Specialties

The North Dakota grasslands are home to several species most desired by birders. This guide will give you hints on how and where to find them.

Reporting Sightings

Our continuing knowledge of North Dakota birds depends on birders reporting their observations. Report on significant sightings for each ornithological seasons.

Photo Galleries

Enjoy some spectacular photos from our talented members. Select a specific gallery to view the photos. Note that species photos are available from the state checklist.