flamingo http://blog.wlrn.org en The Not So Quiet Rebellion Against Florida's State Bird http://blog.wlrn.org/post/not-so-quiet-rebellion-against-floridas-state-bird <p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">Birding blogger Nicolas Lund recently argued in an article for Slate magazine that Florida should change its state bird </span><a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/05/state_bird_improvements_replace_cardinals_and_robins_with_warblers_and_hawks.single.html" style="line-height: 1.5; " target="_blank">to the Flamingo</a><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">.</span></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Arianna Prothero 15570 at http://blog.wlrn.org The Not So Quiet Rebellion Against Florida's State Bird Florida's State Bird Shouldn't Be The Mockingbird (Or The Flamingo) http://blog.wlrn.org/post/floridas-state-bird-shouldnt-be-mockingbird-or-flamingo <p>In a "bird-rich" state like Florida, does the commonplace northern mockingbird deserve to reign as the official state bird? <em><a href="http://www.thebirdist.com/" target="_blank">The </a></em><em><a href="http://www.thebirdist.com/" target="_blank">Birdist</a></em>'s&nbsp;Nicholas Lund thinks not.</p> Fri, 24 May 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 14476 at http://blog.wlrn.org Florida's State Bird Shouldn't Be The Mockingbird (Or The Flamingo)