Florida State Bird
Adoption of the Florida State Bird
The mocking bird, or mockingbird was adopted as the Florida state bird by Florida Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 3 approved on April 23, 1927.
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 3 read, in part,
The Florida Statutes
Because the Mocking Bird, or Mockingbird, was adopted as the Florida state bird by Senate Concurrent Resolution, it is not a part of Florida law and is not documented in the Florida Statutes.
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird): University of Michigan Museum of Zoology: Animal Diversity Web.
State Bird List: List of all of the state birds.
Smithsonian Handbooks: Birds of Florida: by Fred J. Alsop, III.
Bird Feeders and Accessories: Backyard Birding > Bird Feeders & Accessories from Amazon.com.
State Birds & Flowers 1000-pc Puzzle: Created at the request of The National Wildlife Federation this design is a beautiful and informative puzzle featuring every state bird perched on the appropriate state flower.
State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide, Third Edition - Benjamin F. Shearer and Barbara S. Shearer, Greenwood Press, 2002
State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers and Other Symbols: A Study based on historical documents giving the origin and significance of the state names, nicknames, mottoes, seals, flowers, birds, songs, and descriptive comments on the capitol buildings and on some of the leading state histories, Revised Edition - George Earlie Shankle, Ph.D., The H.W. Wilson Company, 1938 (Reprint Services Corp. 1971)
Source: State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols: A Historical Guide, Third Edition - Benjamin F. Shearer and Barbara S. Shearer, Greenwood Press, 2002
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