The last state to choose its bird was Arizona in 1973. Alaska ... The northern
cardinal is the state bird of seven states, followed by the western .... State of
Illinois schoolchildren selected the cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) as the State
Bird of Illinois, made official in 1929 by the Illinois General Assembly.
State Symbol: Illinois State Bird — The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis).
photo of ... Cardinals live in Illinois throughout the year, and have become quite ...
In 1928, Illinois
school children selected the cardinal as the State Bird
. The General Assembly made that designation official in 1929. More »
Illinois was the 21<sup>st</sup> state in the USA; it became a state on December 3, 1818. ...
date of statehood, state bird (draw and write), state flower (draw and write), ...
Aug 18, 2015 ... Official Illinois state symbols and emblems. ... Illinois state flag Illinois ... State
Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols .
Apr 19, 2015 ... About the Illinois state bird, Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis), and its adoption as
the state bird.
Illinois State Bird. Name: Northern Cardinal. Binomial Name: Cardinalis
cardinalis. Adopted: Legislation of 1928. The Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis
cardinalis) is ...
Directory of Official US State Birds. ... Illinois - Cardinal ... The pages shown
depicting the official 50 US State birds were drawn from : "Audubon's Birds of ...