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We’re so grateful to the photo sharing sites and talented photographers who’ve made it possible for us to share these bird, flower, and state capitol images. Many of the photographs were cropped to fit our templates, but no other alterations have been made.

State Bird Photo Credits

State Bird Photo Credits

Alabama: Yellowhammer (Northern Flicker) by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Alaska: Willow Ptarmigan by Gregory “Slobirdr” Smith. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Arizona: Cactus Wren by tpsdave. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Arkansas: Northern Mockingbird by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

California: California Quail by PublicDomainImages. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Colorado: Lark Bunting by HarmonyonPlanetEarth. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Connecticut: American Robin by tdfugere. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Delaware: Blue Hen Chicken by Danny Ayers. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Florida: Northern Mockingbird by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Georgia: Brown Thrasher by Kenneth Cole Schneider. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Hawaii: Hawaiian Goose (Nene) by Mark Goebel. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Idaho: Mountain Bluebird by USFWS Mountain-Prairie. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Illinois: Northern Cardinal by Tim. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Indiana: Northern Cardinal by Noel Pennington. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Iowa: American Goldfinch by Rodney Campbell. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Kansas: Western Meadowlark by David Mitchell. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Kentucky: Northern Cardinal by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Louisiana: Eastern Brown Pelican by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Maine: Black-Capped Chickadee by Don Henise. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Maryland: Baltimore Oriole by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Massachusetts: Black-Capped Chickadee by Andrea Pokrzywinski. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Michigan: American Robin by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Minnesota: Common Loon by Tim Lenz. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Mississippi: Northern Mockingbird by Brian Garrett. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Missouri: Eastern Bluebird by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Montana: Western Meadowlark by USFWS Mountain-Prairie. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Nebraska: Western Meadowlark by Kathy & sam. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Nevada: Mountain Bluebird by Yellowstone National Park. This work is free of known restrictions, Public Domain Mark 1.0.

New Hampshire: Purple Finch by Linda Tanner. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

New Jersey: American Goldfinch by Frank Boston. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

New Mexico: Greater Roadrunner by Dominic Sherony. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

New York: Eastern Bluebird by Kelly Colgan Azar. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

North Carolina: Northern Cardinal by Andy Morffew. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

North Dakota: Western Meadowlark by Dominic Sherony. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Ohio: Northern Cardinal by Andy Morffew. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Oklahoma: Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher by PublicDomainImages. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Oregon: Western Meadowlark by David Mitchell. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Pennsylvania: Ruffed Grouse by wplynn. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Rhode Island: Rhode Island Red Hen by Garrett Heath. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

South Carolina: Carolina Wren by theSOARnet. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

South Dakota: Ring-Necked Pheasant by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Tennessee: Northern Mockingbird by John Flannery. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Texas: Northern Mockingbird by Phillip Cowan. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Utah: California Seagull by Charlie Day. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Vermont: Hermit Thrush by Chad King. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Virginia: Northern Cardinal by Bill Damon. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Washington: American Goldfinch by The Forest Vixen’s CC Photo Stream. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

West Virginia: Northern Cardinal by Beau Considine. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Wisconsin: American Robin by Kelly Colgan Azar. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Wyoming: Western Meadowlark by Jonathan Wisner. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

State Flower Photo Credits

State Flower Photo Credits

Alabama: Camellia by Muecke. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Alaska: Forget-Me-Not by Oldiefan. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Arizona: Saguaro Cactus Blossom by KMacEm. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Arkansas: Apple Blossom by tpsdave. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

California: California Poppy by mandy. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Colorado: Rocky Mountain Columbine by psaudio. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Connecticut: Mountain Laurel by FigTreeDesign. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Delaware: Peach Blossom by rkvnk. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Florida: Orange Blossom by mcj. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Georgia: Cherokee Rose by avantrend. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Hawaii: Yellow Hibiscus by Barni1. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Idaho: Syringa (Mock Orange) by Hans. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Illinois: Violet by Hans. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Indiana: Peony by music4life. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Iowa: Wild Prairie Rose by hansbenn. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Kansas: Sunflower by shinhee74. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Kentucky: Goldenrod by RobVisser. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Louisiana: Magnolia by Jalynn. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Maine: White Pine Cone and Tassel by imaginaryhuman. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Maryland: Black-Eyed Susan by spicetree687. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Massachusetts: Mayflower by Jim Sorbie. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Michigan: Apple Blossom by Antranias. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Minnesota: Pink and White Lady’s Slipper by pixel1. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Mississippi: Magnolia by djacoby. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Missouri: Hawthorn Blossom by Didgeman. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Montana: Bitterroot by Malcolm Manners. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Nebraska: Goldenrod by WikimediaImages. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Nevada: Sagebrush by Pattie. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

New Hampshire: Purple Lilac by ariesa66. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

New Jersey: Violet by Joshua Mayer. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

New Mexico: Yucca Flower by tdlucas5000. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

New York: Rose by hansbenn. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

North Carolina: Flowering Dogwood by skeeze. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

North Dakota: Wild Prairie Rose by daryl_mitchell. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Ohio: Scarlet Carnation by Pezibear. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Oklahoma: Oklahoma Rose by T.Kiya. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Oregon: Oregon Grape by Nadispencer. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Pennsylvania: Mountain Laurel by VirtKitty. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Rhode Island: Violet by liz west. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

South Carolina: Yellow Jessamine by liz west. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

South Dakota: Pasque Flower by LoggaWiggler. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Tennessee: Iris by pixel2013. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Texas: Bluebonnet by faungg’s photos. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic License.

Utah: Sego Lily by USFWS Mountain-Prairie. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Vermont: Red Clover by SirPoh. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Virginia: American Dogwood by JamesDeMers. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Washington: Coast Rhododendron by isamiga76. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

West Virginia: Rhododendron by Lee Wright. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic License.

Wisconsin: Wood Violet by Joshua Mayer. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Wyoming: Indian Paintbrush by John Fowler. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

State Capitol Photo Credits

Alabama: State Capitol at Montgomery photograph by tpsdave. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Alaska: State Capitol at Juneau photograph by tpsdave. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Arizona: State Capitol at Phoenix by Mark Goebel. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Arkansas: State Capitol at Little Rock by Drew Tarvin. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

California: State Capitol at Sacramento photograph by sarangib. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Colorado: State Capitol at Denver photograph by DigitalLove. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Connecticut: State Capitol at Hartford photograph by tpsdave. This work is free for commercial use, no attribution required.

Delaware: State Capitol at Dover by Phil Roeder. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Florida: State Capitol at Tallahassee by Mark Goebel. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

Georgia: State Capitol at Atlanta photograph by Robert Wilson. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic License.

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