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State Bird

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 Bird: Lark bunting (Calamospiza melancorys stejneger). The lark bunting is a migratory bird that arrives in Colorado in April, inhabiting the plains regions and areas up to 8,000 feet in elevationIt flies south in September. The male bird is six to seven inches long and is black with snowy white patches. The slightly smaller female is grey brownThe state bird was designated on April 29, 1931, by an act of the General Assembly.

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