State Symbols Game

State Bird

The Canvasback Duck?

No, The canvasback (scientific name Aythya valisineria) is not the State Bird of Illinois.

This duck is a common migrant, especially along the Mississippi River. It can be found on large rivers, lakes, ponds, open marshes, and sewage lagoons. The canvasback is prized by hunters for its excellent taste.

Pick another bird.