The official state bird of Texas is the Mockingbird, adopted in 1927. The state bird of Texas is the Northern Mockingbird. It was adopted as the state bird in 1927. It is also the state bird of Florida..
No. Barbados was named by the Portuguese, but they did not lay claim to it. It was claimed by England and became a British colony, which lasted for about 300 years.. Barbados became an independent state in 1966.