Last updated on July 21st, 2023
31. Mississippi — Northern Mockingbird
The bird can imitate other birds, manufactured machines, and even frogs and toads.
32. Pennsylvania — Ruffed Grouse
This bird species puff their feathers or beat their wings to make a drum-like sound to woo the females.
33. Louisiana — Brown Pelican
Since they feed on fish, the birds nest in colonies along the Gulf Coast or the Pacific Coast.
34. Tennessee — Northern Mockingbird
The birds are known for making unique sounds, but you might not know that they serenade (entertain) their potential partners.
35. Ohio — Northern Cardinal
When it comes to relationships, the bird sticks to one partner for life. But at times, they can ‘break up,’ and the bird will seek a suitable mate.
36. Kentucky — Northern Cardinal
The bird is honored by several states, but it is also a popular mascot to several professional sports teams.
37. Virginia — Northern Cardinal
The male species can go bald as part of their molting cycle. However, they recover their plumage within a short duration.
38. Indiana — Northern Cardinal
It is a popular bird species not only as a state symbol but also among other birds. Northern cardinals are known to be social among other birds.
39. Maine — Black-Capped Chickadee
These birds have a complex call that mimics the traits of it being a language.
40. South Carolina — Carolina Wren
This bird is hard to spot since it lives in highly vegetative areas. But it has a distinctive sound that you can easily notice.
41. West Virginia — Northern Cardinal
These birds are crimson mainly due to the food they ingest: seeds and berries. The seeds and berries give the birds carotenoids.
42. Maryland — Baltimore Oriole
The bird has black and orange colors, which also make an appearance on the flag of Maryland.
43. Vermont — Hermit Thrush
The bird is short and stout, but when it sings, it produces a melancholy song that reverberates through the forest trees in the morning and evening.
44. New Hampshire — Purple Finch
They are small and round, but they possess a strong beak that they use to break seeds.
45. Massachusetts — Black-Capped Chickadee
The role of the females is to build the nest. The male feeds their partners when they are building and during brooding.
46. New Jersey — American Goldfinch
These birds have bright yellow feathers that they shed twice a year.
47. Hawaii — Nene
The birds are considered to be the guardians of the land.
48. Connecticut — American Robin
The birds roost together in the trees, and some roosts can have as many as 200,000 American Robins.
49. Delaware — Blue Hen Chicken
The bird is not a chicken breed and does not belong to the chicken family.
50. Rhode Island — Rhode Island Red
Rhode Island Red hen species adapt in various environments.