Northern Mockingbird, Mimus polyglottos

Listing by State


Birds most commonly named U.S. State birds

Listed by State

  • California: California Quail aka California Valley Quail or Valley Quail (Callipepla californica)
  • Colorado: Lark Bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys)
  • Connecticut: American Robin or Migratory Thrush (Turdus migratorius)
  • Florida: Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) – Ongoing campaign to have the Florida Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) replace the mockingbird as the State Bird since this bird species is found only in Florida; and is classified as threatened (of extinction) due to fragmentation and loss of its natural habitat.

American Robin, Turdus migratorius

  • Hawaii: Nene aka Hawaiian Goose (Branta sandvicensis)

Eastern or American Goldfinch

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson


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