Nebraska State Bird
Adoption of the Nebraska State Bird
The western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) was adopted by the Forty-fifth Session of the Nebraska Legislature as the official state bird of Nebraska by Joint and Concurrent Resolution on March 22, 1929. It read, in part:
The Nebraska Statutes
The following information is excerpted from the Nebraska Statutes, Chapter 90, Section 90-107.
CHAPTER 90 - Special Acts.
Western Meadowlark: Cornell Lab of Ornithology: All About Birds.
State Bird List: List of all of the state birds.
Birds of Nebraska: Field Guide: by Stan Tekiela.
Birds of Nebraska: Their Distribution & Temporal Occurrence: by Roger S. Sharpe, W. Ross Silcock, Joel G. Jorgensen. University of Nebraska Press.
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.
Bird Feeders and Accessories: Backyard Birding > Bird Feeders & Accessories from Amazon.com.
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State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers and Other Symbols: A Study based on historical documents giving the origin and significance of the state names, nicknames, mottoes, seals, flowers, birds, songs, and descriptive comments on the capitol buildings and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: Laws of Nebraska, (http://statutes.unicam.state.ne.us/), April 11, 2005
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