How did North Carolina get its state bird?

Answer The cardinal--scientific name, Cardinalis cardinalis--is the state bird of North Carolina. It has been the southern state's official bird since the early 1940s.DescriptionThe cardinal is noted most... Read More »

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North Carolina State Flower & Bird?

On March 15, 1941, the North Carolina Legislature chose the dogwood, a flowering tree found from the coast to the mountains, as its state flower. And just two years later, on March 4, 1943, the sta... Read More »

Who decided the state bird for North Carolina?

The North Carolina Bird Club held an election among the people of the state as to their choice of a state bird; the winner was the northern cardinal. In response, the general assembly of North Caro... Read More »

What is the state bird of california?

The state legislature designated the California quail as the state bird of California in 1931. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology's All About Birds website describes this plump quail species as a "roun... Read More »

What state has the peacock for a bird?

According to, none of the 50 states in the United States has named the peacock as its official state bird. The blue peacock primarily lives in India and Sri Lanka, National Geographic ... Read More »