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The Chickadee is the state bird of Maine.


The black-capped chickadee (Penthestes atricapillus) is a small, nonmigratory, North American songbird that lives in deciduous and mixed forests.

State SymbolEdit

Its status as the state bird was adopted by the Legislature of 1927.[1] It appeared on a postage stamp as part of the state birds and flowers series of 1982.


State Symbols (E)

Moose (Animal) • Wild Blueberry (Berry) • Chickadee (Bird) • Maine Coon cat (Cat) • Lobster (Crustacean) •
Landlocked Salmon (Fish) • White Pine Cone and Tassel (Flower) • Pertica quadrifaria (Fossil) •
Tourmaline (Gemstone) • Wintergreen (Herb) • Honeybee (Insect) • Moxie (Drink) • Whoopie Pie (Treat) •
White Pine (Tree)