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State Bird Illustration Series - Heading South

I forgot to include Kansas in the midwest section.  I had plenty of meadowlarks for those posts and it's nice to have a little yellow here.   The "Sunflower State" is the home of  the inspiring Amelia Earhart who was born in Atchison.  Dodge City is the windiest city in the U.S. with an average wind speed of 14 m.p.m. That means a lot of bad hair days. For State Bird of Kansas items click here

Wisconsin chose the curious robin and wood violet to represent their state.   The "Badger State" is named after early miners who either lived in mine shafts  or dug their homes into the sides of hills, just like badgers do. Milwaukee is the home of Harley Davidson Motorcycles.   You probably already new that.  I learned it from "Ed Harley" on "Fletch Lives" For State Bird of Wisconsin items click here

Finally heading south with the Tennessee Mockingbird and Iris. A musical state with Nashville known as "Music City" and the music capital of the world. The G…

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