The Canadian Geographic’s National Bird Project is asking Canadians to help find a species that can represent this nation of forest, prairie grassland, Arctic and sub-Arctic, maritime and wetland, agricultural and urban.
The Calgary Eyeopener's David Gray spoke with Canadian Geographic magazine's editor Aaron Kylie about the search.
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Eyeopener listeners weighed in on Twitter:
@CBCEyeopener Whiskey Jack = Grey Jay = my personal fave name for this bird = Camp Robber. Will "rob" anything left on a table. :)— Sir Bikes a Lot (@SMikeCarter) January 26, 2015
Canada's new national bird... Rusty the Rooster? (Thanks to Steve for that suggestion) pic.twitter.com/0veu56cnmY— Calgary Eyeopener (@CBCEyeopener) January 26, 2015