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Official Birds of the Canadian Provinces


Written by Melissa Mayntz of thespruce.com - Updated 11/17/19

The Gray Jay...National Bird of Canada?
The Gray Jay...National Bird of Canada?

Most countries select official symbolic birds to be a part of their national culture, and many countries go even further and each individual state or province selects a bird for its own symbol. While Canada has no official national bird, each province and territory does have a designated bird that is often used for ceremonies, emblems, and other official symbolism. Unlike the state birds of the United States which are frequently repeated in multiple states, each of the Canadian provincial birds is unique to a single region...[READ MORE]


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