Picture of state bird of wyoming. The western meadowlark a large stocky bird with a short tail is the official state bird of wyoming. From pristine wilderness to small town adventure bases to abundant wildlife wyoming is a celebration of the american landscape. Wyoming designated the western meadowlark sturnella neglecta as official state bird in 1927.
In this linked net of country and state pages you can find lists of birds nature mammals and national parks. It specializes in eating bees and wasps which is why it is also known as the bee bird. And then in the northwestern corner of the state you have some of americas most cherished places the grand tetons yellowstone.
Official state bird of wyoming. Swift direct flight with quick wing strokes. This list of birds of wyoming includes species documented in the us.
Birds of wyoming provides a checklist of the birds of wyoming. State of wyoming by the wyoming game and fish department wgfd supplemented by ebird data through may 2019. The california quail was recommended by the audubon society as the states official bird and was legally named the states symbol by the legislature.
Type symbol image adopted flag. Legs and feet are gray. Location of the state of wyoming in the united states of america.
This state bird has the honor of being the only state bird whose name includes the full name of its state though several other state birds include clues in their names. On top of the pillars rest lamps from which burn the light of knowledge. List of wyoming state symbols jump to.
Some red morph females have a red wash red splotches or are entirely red. These song birds are found from wisconsin to texas and westward to the pacific. It is a complete birdlist or bird list listing all the birds of wyoming in ornithological taxonomic order.
Of them 111 are classed as accidental and eight species have been introduced to north america. Below are 30 images that best demonstrate that fact. The number 44 on the five pointed star signifies that wyoming was the 44th state admitted to the union.
The list from both sources contains 445 species. Female has olive yellow upperparts and dull yellow underparts. State of wyoming state insignia.
A familiar songbird of open country across the western two thirds of the north american continent the western meadowlark is a symbol of six states official state bird of kansas montana nebraska. This bird has a yellow throat chest and belly and brown back with a black v across the chest. Scrolls encircling the two pillars bear the words oil mines livestock and grain four of wyomings major industries.
Round and energetic these chicken like birds. It is the only entirely red bird in north america.