Wyoming State Bird
Adoption of the Wyoming State Bird
The western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) was adopted as the official state bird of Wyoming on February 5, 1927.
The Wyoming Statutes
The following information is excerpted from the Wyoming Statutes, Title 8, Chapter 3, Section 8-3-105.
Title 8 General Provisions.
An American icteroid bird (genus Sturnella), the bird commonly known as the meadowlark, is the state bird of Wyoming.
Western Meadowlark: Cornell Lab of Ornithology: All About Birds.
State Bird List: List of all of the state birds.
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State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers and Other Symbols: A Study based on historical documents giving the origin and significance of the state names, nicknames, mottoes, seals, flowers, birds, songs, and descriptive comments on the capitol buildings and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: Wyoming Statutes, (http://legisweb.state.wy.us/titles/statutes.htm), April 17, 2005
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