What is the giant bird flying over Mount Rushmore on the reverse of a 2006 South Dakota quarter?
#111474. Asked by serpa. (Dec 14 09 10:20 PM)
The quarter depicts the South Dakota State Bird, a Chinese Ring-Necked Pheasant, flying above the Mount Rushmore scultpure. This particular species of pheasant was believed to have been brought to South Dakota sometime around 1898.
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