I’ve always been fascinated that each state in the U.S. has their own “favorites”: state flower, state flag, state bird, state dog (Louisiana’s is the ugliest dog ever: the Catahoula Hound). I mean, aren’t we all one nation?
I digress. The point of all of this is I stumbled upon a beautiful series of state bird prints by Amy Ruppel. As you know, my favorite type of art is the whimsical kind, and these prints are delicate, clean and, yes, whimsical. Here are the states I would choose: