State Birdorable of Louisiana: Brown Pelican

The Brown Pelican is the official state bird of Louisiana. It was designated so in 1966. "The Pelican State" is one of Louisiana's nicknames. The Brown Pelican is featured on the official flag of Louisiana; a stylized more... mother bird feeds her three chicks in the nest. This original design from Birdorable features a cartoon Brown Pelican flying in front of the flag of Louisiana.