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WHATS YOUR PROVINCIAL OR STATE OR COUNTRY **BIRD **

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WHATS YOUR PROVINCIAL OR STATE OR COUNTRY **BIRD **

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art26019.asp -- in canda our national bird is the common loon- in british columbia our provincial bird is the stellers jay- whatis your,s Puzzled: Puzzled:

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The native bird of New Zealand is the kiwi...unfortunately like the majority of our native birds, it is endangered. Sad

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Thanks for posting the link Cerinthe. Very interesting indeed!

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To hear the sound of the loon you can listen here.
http://www.atl.ec.gc.ca/wildlife/loons/images.html
It is indeed a haunting sound, that is if you listen to the wail. Very interesting

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Very well said, lynty2.........coming from another Pisces!!!!!

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Canada's national bird is the Common Loon,Gavia Immer. It is a beautiful bird with a lovely haunting call, heard often at dawn and dusk but not restricted to those times of day. I have heard them call deep into the night and during daylight hours as well. The Commom Loon also happens to be the Provincial bird of Ontario.
http//www.bellaonline.com/articles/art26019.asp
The above URL has a bit of information on the Common Loon.
The call of the Common Loon has the same haunting qualities, for me, as the Fish Eagle of South Africa. Both calls make me think of the wide open spaces, the sky, the land and water. Could it be that I identify because I am a Pisces baby ? )))

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The national bird of Australia is the emu and of New South Wales the laughing kookaburra.

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In the USA , like Tanya above mentioned, it is the Bald Eagle.
Here in Florida the state bird is the mosquito - lol- really it is
the mockingbird!

Lynn

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"cerinthe" wrote:
"Tabs" wrote:
the Robin as they are the friendliest of garden birds
the robin is not such a friendly bird as it is very territorial and attack it's own kind rather viciously at times. In winter I have one in my garden, but it's a migrator from Scandinavia

Yes, the robins defend their territories without mercy and the male will often kill an intruder (or be killed by them) but they are very 'friendly' towards humans, if we choose to be anthropormorphic about them!

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And South Africa's national bird is the Blue Crane Smiling

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I live in Virginia, and our state bird is the Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)

http://www.fcps.k12.va.us/StratfordLandingES/Ecology/mpages/northern_cardinal.htm

And as Tanya already stated, our National bird is the Bald Eagle.

I've enjoyed reading your posts and looking up the links to see your birds.
thanks !

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