Monday, May 25, 2009

The State Bird

The Minnesota State Bird

Great Northern Diver or The Loon


A Strong Active and Vigilant Bird

Minnesota was the 32nd state added to the USA.

Minnesota became a state on May 11, 1858

The Loon is one of the earths oldest living bird species

It's name means : "Wild, Sad, Cry:

Approximately 12,000 make their homes in Minnesota

Clumsy on land, excellent divers, underwater swimmers and high-speed fliers

The song they sing sounds beautiful and they are amazing looking

The Loon - The Minnesota State Bird

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