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Delaware State Bird:

Blue hen chicken - click to see all state birds
Blue hen chicken -see All State Birds - National Bird.

Blue Hen Chicken

See blue hen chicken video below

The blue hen chicken was designated the official state bird of Delaware in 1939. The history of this symbol stems from the Revolutionary war when Delaware soldiers were compared to fighting cocks.

Domestic chicken ancester - click to see all state birds
Red Jungle Fowl, considered to be the ancestor of all breeds of domestic chicken - photo © Bob Jensen on Flickr - noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike. See All State Birds - National Bird.
Source:
Blue Hen Chicken: public domain image on Wikipedia
Delaware Facts and Symbols: Official Delaware Website
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All State Birds - National Bird.


    

 

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