How can so many states mess up, of all things, a state bird? 31 states have issues with their state birds for a few reasons. Really, 31?
Does it get political? It looks like the mockingbird throws its weight around and bullies the other birds if that's the case. Some of these states straight up ignore slam dunk choices too!
Check out the video explaining it all which the author's slightly disturbing animations!
My guess is each state got bored and copied the work of their neighbor like a high school classroom.