State Bird Standoff

The California Quail is being challenged for its position as State Bird of California by the Parrot for State Bird campaign. It is actually just a clever advertising campaign from a company that sells hands-free car kits, but the website is quite funny. Which bird would you prefer as your State Bird? A quail or a parrot?

California Quail vs. Red-lored Amazon

(please note that Birdorable is not in any way affiliated with Parrot S.A.)


jibi on July 11, 2008 at 2:03 PM wrote:
i would want both of them because i love all birds! :D
J-Rod on July 12, 2008 at 8:32 AM wrote:
Ah, come on! The quail is so underlooked, no offence to parrot. I think quail should win. I think parrots get so much more attention, the quail needs some too!
Deirdra on July 12, 2008 at 8:18 PM wrote:
When you move your mouse over the cute picture above, it says "California Quail vs. African Grey Parrot." Isn't that a Red-lored Amazon? btw - go Quail! Parrots are for Pirates. oh long as no one messes with the TX state bird :-)
Arthur@Birdorable on July 13, 2008 at 6:53 AM wrote:
Thanks Deirdra, I've changed the image alt text to "California Quail vs. Red-lored Amazon". :)
nataliapixiehollow on September 1, 2009 at 4:56 PM wrote:
that is so true!!!!!!!!!!!DONT MESS WITH TEXAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Spurwing Plover on January 23, 2022 at 8:20 AM wrote:
National geographic Kids has some about State Birds and the Bald Eagle and hosted with a D.J. Pigeon kids might want t o check it out

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