What is the State Bird of Indiana?

Published 04/05/2007 08:08 AM   |    Updated 11/24/2015 10:06 AM

What is the State Bird of Indiana?

The Indiana State Bird is commonly known as the Red Bird or Cardinal   Adopted by the Indiana General Assembly 1957.

Indiana Code: 1-2-8 

The male is bright red; the female is brown with dull red crest, wings and tail. The birds remain in Indiana year round and nest in thickets of brambles or low saplings. The eggs are bluish-white with brown markings.

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