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List of National Birds of Famous Countries

»  A national bird of any country is a bird which occupies a respectable position in the culture of that country.
»  Sometimes a national bird is protected by parliament statute of that country.
»  Criteria for national bird selection is generally its distribution, religious symbolism and cultural importance.
»  Here is the list of National Birds of Various Countries with its Scientific Names

Countries their National Birds with Scientific Names
Name of bird
Scientific name
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Bearded vulture
Gypaetus barbatus
Red-crested turaco
Tauraco erythrolophus
Zenaida dove
Zenaida aurita
 Antigua and Barbuda
Magnificent frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
Rufous hornero
Furnarius rufus
Dromaius novaehollandiae
Barn swallow
Hirundo rustica
American flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Himalayan bulbul
Pycnonotus leucogenys
Oriental magpie-robin
Copsychus saularis
White stork
Ciconia ciconia
Common kestrel
Falco tinnunculus
Keel-billed toucan
Ramphastos sulfuratus
Bermuda petrel
Pterodroma cahow
Common raven
Corvus corax
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
Kori bustard
Ardeotis kori
Rufous-bellied thrush
Turdus rufiventris
 British Virgin Islands
Mourning dove
Zenaida macroura
Giant ibis
Thaumatibis gigantea
Canada goose
 Cape Verde
Grey-headed kingfisher
Halcyon leucocephala
 Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman parrot
Amazona leucocephala caymanensis
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
Red-crowned crane
Grus japonensis
Eurasian tree sparrow
Passer montanus
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
 Costa Rica
Clay-colored thrush
Turdus grayi
Common nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
Cuban trogon
Priotelus temnurus
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo peafowl
Afropavo congensis
Mute swan
Cygnus olor
Imperial amazon
Amazona imperialis
 Dominican Republic
Dulus dominicus
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
 El Salvador
Turquoise-browed motmot
Eumomota superciliosa
Barn swallow
Hirundo rustica
 Faroe Islands
Eurasian oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
Whooper swan
Cygnus cygnus
Gallic rooster
Gallus gallus
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Barbary partridge
Alectoris barbara
Little owl
Athene noctua
Grenada dove
Leptotila wellsi
Resplendent quetzal
Pharomachrus mocinno
Opisthocomus hoazin
Hispaniolan trogon
Priotelus roseigaster
Scarlet macaw
Ara macao
Saker falcon
Falco cherrug
Falco rusticolus
Indian peacock
Pavo cristatus
Javan hawk-eagle
Nisaetus bartelsi
Common nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
Chukar partridge
Alectoris chukar
Upupa epops
Italian sparrow
Passer italiae
 Ivory Coast
White-cheeked turaco
Tauraco leucotis
Doctor bird
Trochilus polytmus
Green pheasant
Phasianus versicolor
Sinai rosefinch
Carpodacus synoicus
Lilac-breasted roller
Coracias caudatus
White wagtail
Motacilla alba
Garden bulbul
Pycnonotus barbatus
White stork
Ciconia ciconia
Regulus regulus
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Rhinoceros hornbill
Buceros rhinoceros
White-breasted waterhen
Amaurornis phoenicurus
Blue rock thrush
Monticola solitarius
Raphus cucullatus
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Saker falcon
Falco cherrug
Montserrat oriole
Icterus oberi
Grey peacock-pheasant
Polyplectron bicalcaratum
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Himalayan monal
Lophophorus impejanus
Black-tailed godwit
Limosa limosa
 New Zealand
Apteryx mantelli
Turquoise-browed motmot
Eumomota superciliosa
Black crowned crane
Balearica pavonina
 North Korea
Northern goshawk
Accipiter gentilis
White-throated dipper
Cinclus cinclus
Chukar partridge
Alectoris chukar
Shaheen falcon(Heritage bird)
Falco peregrinus peregrinator
Palestine sunbird
Cinnyris oseus
Harpy eagle
Harpia harpyja
 Papua New Guinea
Raggiana bird-of-paradise
Paradisaea raggiana
Bare-throated bellbird
Procnias nudicollis
Andean cock-of-the-rock
Rupicola peruvianus
Philippine eagle
Pithecophaga jefferyi
 Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican spindalis
Spindalis portoricensis
Great white pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Tundra swan
Cygnus columbianus
 Saint Helena
Saint Helena plover
Charadrius sanctaehelenae
 Saint Kitts and Nevis
Brown pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
St Vincent parrot
Amazona guildingii
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Griffon vulture
Gyps fulvus
Crimson sunbird
Aethopyga siparaja
 South Africa
Blue crane
Anthropoides paradisea
 South Korea
Korean magpie
Pica (pica) serieca
 South Sudan
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Spanish imperial eagle
Aquila adalberti
 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka junglefowl
Gallus lafayetii
Secretary bird
Sagittarius serpentarius
Purple-crested turaco
Tauraco porphyreolophus
Common blackbird
Turdus merula
Taiwan blue magpie
Urocissa caerulea
Siamese fireback
Lophura diardi
 Trinidad and Tobago
Scarlet ibis
Eudocimus ruber
Ortalis ruficauda
Turdus iliacus
East African crowned crane
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
 United Kingdom
European robin
Erithacus rubecula
 United States
Bald eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Southern lapwing
Vanellus chilensis
Venezuelan troupial
Icterus icterus
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer

Frequently asked:

What is the national bird of Ireland?
Ireland's National Bird is the Lapwing as agreed at a birding conference many years ago. The Lapwing's colours include green white and gold which are the colours on the Irish flag. The lapwing also breeds in Ireland all be it in declining numbers in recent years. It was once known as the Green Plover.

Which is the national bird of Australia?
Australia’s National Bird is the second-largest extant bird in the world by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich. There are three subspecies of emus in Australia. The emu is common over most of mainland Australia, although it avoids heavily populated areas, dense forest, and arid areas.

What is the national bird of India?
Peacock (Pavo Cristatus), which is a symbol of grace, joy, beauty and love is the national bird of India. Peacock occupies a respectable position in Indian culture and is protected not only by religious sentiments but also by parliamentary statute.

What is the name of the national bird of Pakistan?
National Bird of Pakistan. The Chukar (Alectoris chukar) is a Eurasian upland game bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. Its native habitat ranges in Asia from Pakistan and Kashmir, India and Afghanistan.

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