The Cardinal takes first place for the most popular bird of the United States. Seven states have chosen the cardinal as their state bird; Illinois; Indiana; Kentucky; North Carolina; Ohio; Virginia; West Virginia.
We have a tie for second place; the western meadowlark and the mockingbird. Five states have decided that the western meadowlark will be their official state bird. Those states are Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Oregon. The mockingbird also garnered the official state bird designation from five states; Arkansas; Florida; Mississippi; Texas; Tennessee.
The winner of the third place ribbon for the most popular state bird is perhaps somewhat surprising. The wild turkey garnered an official state bird designation from four states; Alabama; Massachusetts; Oklahhoma; and South Carolina.
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Welcome to the United Tweets Pageant! This colorful parade of state birds competing to be Top Tweet will have readers of all ages laughing aloud. From Alabama’s Yellowhammer to Wyoming’s Meadowlark, each bird is a winner—and each bird loves to show off the state it calls home. Hudson Talbott has created an inspired introduction to states and their birds. His vibrant, detailed illustrations infuse the birds’ interactions with energy and humor, making this a great way to spark kids’ interest in United States history, geography, and, of course, wildlife!
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