State birds of the USA
Which birds represent each state?
Birds are used as symbols to represent each state in the USA. They are chosen because they have special meaning for that state, whether they are indigenous to that area, or have particular historic or economic value. Kentucky was the first state to adopt a bird symbol, in 1926. Today, all 50 states have a bird mascot, and, as you’ll see from this list, many states have picked the same feathered friend.
Browse the gallery and find out which bird symbolizes your state.
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