"The birds"

Challenge #14 in the Highway through the world series. Hosted by embie.
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No, not the Alfred Hitchcock movie but… Since 1927 every state in the USA has his own bird as a symbol. If you have a picture of such a bird (can be taken worldwide !) which is the state bird of any state in the USA than you can show it here. Everybody is welcome ! Do tell us the NAME of the bird and the STATE it represent. Complete and arbitrary list for state birds can be found on : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._state_birds
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Pheasant
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The pheasant is native to Asia and parts of Europe like the northern foothills of the Caucasus and the Balkans. It has been widely introduced elsewhere as a game bird, this one was shot (sic!) on a small island in the northern sea, wangerooge. It is the state-bird of South Dakota.
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Submitted: Sunday, 6th December, 2020 12:25 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th April, 2014
Focal length: 370 mm
Shutter speed: 1/400 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 1250
Notes: Handheld
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