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January 5th is National Bird Day

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National Bird Day is celebrated every year on January 5th. Even if you do not have a particular interest in birds, do something fun and find out what your states national bird is. It will be interesting to find out simple facts about your state and you might learn something you never knew! In honor of National Bird Day, here are a few names derived from our feathery friends flying high above.


Birtle (English): From the bird hill
Falco (Latin): Resembling a falcon; one who works with falcons
Jay (Latin/Sanskrit): Resembling a jaybird; one who is victorious
Oriole (Latin): Resembling the gold-speckled bird


Fallon (Irish): A commanding woman
Raven (English): Resembling a blackbird; a dark and mysterious beauty
Robin (English): Form of Roberta, meaning “one who is bright with fame’; resembling the red-breasted songbird
Scarlet (English): Vibrant red color; a vivacious woman