The state bird of New York is the Eastern bluebird. This is a red, white and blue bird that has been the state’s bird since 1970.
The Eastern bluebird lets out a dry chatter or a warbling whistle sound. It is a type of songbird that has a round head, short bill and chunky body. The bird’s tail is short with blue coloring. The male bird has blue wings and a reddish-orange chest, while the female Eastern bluebird has a gray-blue color on the tail and wings, with a duller reddish color on the chest. The Eastern bluebird eats small fruit and insects.