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This is a list of the official state symbols of the U.S. state of South Dakota. Contents. [hide]. 1 Insignia; 2 Species; 3 Geology; 4 Culture; 5 See also; 6 References; 7 External links. Insignia[edit]. Type, Symbol, Year, Image. Flag · Flag of the State of South Dakota, 1992, South Dakota flag. Seal · Great Seal of the State of South ...


South Dakota designated the Chinese ring-necked pheasant as state bird in 1943; a ring-necked pheasant is also featured on South Dakota quarter.


Official state symbols, emblems, and icons of South Dakota - places to see in South Dakota - landmarks, parks, historic markers, cities and towns - learn the culture and history of South Dakota!


State Bird of South Dakota. The Chinese ring-necked pheasant is the state bird. It was introduced to South Dakota in 1898 and is easily recognized by its colorful plumage. It is also known for its delicious meat. Since it is primarily a Midwestern bird, pheasant is considered a delicacy in many other states. The South Dakota ...


South Dakota State Bird. Name: Ring Necked Pheasant. Binomial Name: Phasianus colchicus. Adopted: Legislation of 1943. The Ring Necked Pheasant or Common Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus torquatus) is a game bird in the pheasant family. The male Common Pheasant has barred bright brown plumage and green, ...


The Ring-necked Pheasant became the Official State Bird of South Dakota in 1943. One of only 3 States to select a non-native bird, show video and more.


State Bird of Find South Dakota: Ringneck Pheasant (Phasianus culchicus). Access South Dakota official bird's description, history, and picture.


Sources... The State of South Dakota. South Dakota Codified Laws . Pierre: State of South Dakota. Web. 26 Jul 2011. <http://legis.state.sd.us/statutes/TitleList.aspx >. Shankle, George Earlie. State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols . Irvine, Calif.: Reprint Services Corp, Revised edition, 1971.


The state bird of South Dakota, and for good reason (economically anyway). Ring -necked Pheasant hunting in the state is renowned, attracting thousands of out of state hunters and bringing millions of dollars of revenue into the state. The Ring- necked Pheasant is an introduced species, native to Asia. It was first introduced ...