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Britons Flock to Choose National Bird

The general election isn’t the only vote of national importance happening on Thursday. A poll to choose Britain’s national bird will close at midnight and 116,000 people have already cast their ballots. The United States has the bald eagle; France, the rooster; India, the peacock; Brazil, the rufous-bellied thrush. The United Kingdom, however, has no bird as a national emblem. Tens of thousands have voted in the online poll for their favorite from a list of 10. The birds on the ballot...

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