state bird
noun Date: 1910 a bird selected (as by the legislature) as an emblem of a state of the United States

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • state bird — state′ bird′ n. cvb a bird chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state …   From formal English to slang

  • state bird — noun Usage: usually capitalized S : a bird selected (as by the legislature) as an emblem of one of the states of the U.S. the cardinal is the State bird of North Carolina * * * a bird chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state. [1905 10, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • State bird — A state bird is the insignia of a state (sub national entity). See also:* List of Australian bird emblems * List of Indian state birds * List of U.S. state birds …   Wikipedia

  • state bird — a bird chosen as an official symbol of a U.S. state. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research — Tri State Bird Rescue and Research, Inc. is a nonprofit conservation organization located in Newark, Delaware, dedicated to indigenous wild bird rehabilitation, especially rehabilitation efforts related to oil spills. It is notable for its… …   Wikipedia

  • State nicknames and symbols — ▪ Table State nicknames and symbols state state tree state bird state flower state nickname(s) motto United States bald eagle* rose In God We Trust Alabama southern (longleaf) pine yellowhammer camellia Cotton State, Yellowhammer State, Heart of… …   Universalium

  • Bird Island, North Carolina — Bird Island is approximately 1300 acres adjacent to the coastal resort town of Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Sunset Beach is on a barrier island and is the southernmost town in North Carolina. Bird Island can be reached by walking along the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bird vocalization — Bird song redirects here. For other uses, see Birdsong (disambiguation). A male Blackbird (Turdus merula) singing. Bogense havn, Funen, Denmark.   …   Wikipedia

  • State of Washington —     State of Washington     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► State of Washington     One of the Pacific cost states, popularly known as the Evergreen State , the sixteenth in size among the state of the Union and the twenty ninth in the order of… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bird anatomy — Bird anatomy, or the physiological structure of birds bodies, shows many unique adaptations, mostly aiding flight. Birds have evolved a light skeletal system and light but powerful musculature which, along with circulatory and respiratory systems …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”