What is the state animal of Washington? The Olympic Marmot inhabits the Olympic Peninsula in the western section of Washington. Olympic Marmots are highly social animals and may live in groups of over a dozen animals. Gregarious bonds are made between animals in a family. Olympic Marmots identify each other by touching noses and smelling cheeks.
What is Washington state bird and animal?
|Bird||American goldfinch (Spinus tristis)||1951|
|Endemic mammal||Olympic marmot (Marmota olympus)||2009|
|Fish||Steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)||1969|
|Flower||Pacific rhododendron (Rhododendron macrophyllum)||1959|
What is the official bird of Washington state? The American Goldfinch was designated as the Washington State Bird in 1951. This beautiful golden bird is found throughout our state and is commonly seen in flocks in fields, bushes and trees.
What is the state of Washington known for? From the Pacific Ocean to spectacular mountain ranges, to its fertile agricultural lands in the east, Washington is known for far more than you may think. Washington State is known for snow-capped volcanic mountains, multiple national parks, as a college basketball capital, as well as for its agricultural prowess.