What is the National Bird of Sweden?
MARCH 25, 2011
Beyond the charisma and song of the species it is unclear why the Swedish people chose the Koltrast as their national bird. It is common in Sweden but so are many other species. Sweden is one of at least three countries that has a thrush as the national bird (Malta and Costa Rica do as well), but Sweden is the only country to have so honored Turdus merula. *In