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
Country
Name of bird
Scientific name
 Afghanistan
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
 Andorra
Bearded vulture
Gypaetus barbatus
 Angola
Red-crested turaco
Tauraco erythrolophus
 Anguilla
Zenaida dove
Zenaida aurita
 Antigua and Barbuda
Magnificent frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
 Argentina
Rufous hornero
Furnarius rufus
 Australia
Emu
Dromaius novaehollandiae
 Austria
Barn swallow
Hirundo rustica
 Bahamas
American flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
 Bahrain
Himalayan bulbul
Pycnonotus leucogenys
 Bangladesh
Oriental magpie-robin
Copsychus saularis
 Belarus
White stork
Ciconia ciconia
 Belgium
Common kestrel
Falco tinnunculus
 Belize
Keel-billed toucan
Ramphastos sulfuratus
 Bermuda
Bermuda petrel
Pterodroma cahow
 Bhutan
Common raven
Corvus corax
 Bolivia
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
 Botswana
Kori bustard
Ardeotis kori
 Brazil
Rufous-bellied thrush
Turdus rufiventris
 British Virgin Islands
Mourning dove
Zenaida macroura
 Cambodia
Giant ibis
Thaumatibis gigantea
 Canada
Canada goose
 Cape Verde
Grey-headed kingfisher
Halcyon leucocephala
 Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman parrot
Amazona leucocephala caymanensis
 Chile
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
 China
Red-crowned crane
Grus japonensis
Eurasian tree sparrow
Passer montanus
 Colombia
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
 Costa Rica
Clay-colored thrush
Turdus grayi
 Croatia
Common nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
 Cuba
Cuban trogon
Priotelus temnurus
 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo peafowl
Afropavo congensis
 Denmark
Mute swan
Cygnus olor
 Dominica
Imperial amazon
Amazona imperialis
 Dominican Republic
Palmchat
Dulus dominicus
 Ecuador
Andean condor
Vultur gryphus
 Egypt
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
 El Salvador
Turquoise-browed motmot
Eumomota superciliosa
 Estonia
Barn swallow
Hirundo rustica
 Faroe Islands
Eurasian oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
 Finland
Whooper swan
Cygnus cygnus
 France
Gallic rooster
Gallus gallus
 Germany
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
 Gibraltar
Barbary partridge
Alectoris barbara
 Greece
Little owl
Athene noctua
 Grenada
Grenada dove
Leptotila wellsi
 Guatemala
Resplendent quetzal
Pharomachrus mocinno
 Guyana
Hoatzin
Opisthocomus hoazin
 Haiti
Hispaniolan trogon
Priotelus roseigaster
 Honduras
Scarlet macaw
Ara macao
 Hungary
Saker falcon
Falco cherrug
 Iceland
Gyrfalcon
Falco rusticolus
 India
Indian peacock
Pavo cristatus
 Indonesia
Javan hawk-eagle
Nisaetus bartelsi
 Iran
Common nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
 Iraq
Chukar partridge
Alectoris chukar
 Israel
Hoopoe
Upupa epops
 Italy
Italian sparrow
Passer italiae
 Ivory Coast
White-cheeked turaco
Tauraco leucotis
 Jamaica
Doctor bird
Trochilus polytmus
 Japan
Green pheasant
Phasianus versicolor
 Jordan
Sinai rosefinch
Carpodacus synoicus
 Kenya
Lilac-breasted roller
Coracias caudatus
 Latvia
White wagtail
Motacilla alba
 Liberia
Garden bulbul
Pycnonotus barbatus
 Lithuania
White stork
Ciconia ciconia
 Luxembourg
Goldcrest
Regulus regulus
 Malawi
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
 Malaysia
Rhinoceros hornbill
Buceros rhinoceros
 Maldives
White-breasted waterhen
Amaurornis phoenicurus
 Malta
Blue rock thrush
Monticola solitarius
 Mauritius
Dodo
Raphus cucullatus
 Mexico
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
 Mongolia
Saker falcon
Falco cherrug
 Montserrat
Montserrat oriole
Icterus oberi
 Myanmar
Grey peacock-pheasant
Polyplectron bicalcaratum
 Namibia
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
   Nepal
Himalayan monal
Lophophorus impejanus
 Netherlands
Black-tailed godwit
Limosa limosa
 New Zealand
Kiwi
Apteryx mantelli
 Nicaragua
Turquoise-browed motmot
Eumomota superciliosa
 Nigeria
Black crowned crane
Balearica pavonina
 North Korea
Northern goshawk
Accipiter gentilis
 Norway
White-throated dipper
Cinclus cinclus
 Pakistan
Chukar partridge
Alectoris chukar
Shaheen falcon(Heritage bird)
Falco peregrinus peregrinator
 Palestine
Palestine sunbird
Cinnyris oseus
 Panama
Harpy eagle
Harpia harpyja
 Papua New Guinea
Raggiana bird-of-paradise
Paradisaea raggiana
 Paraguay
Bare-throated bellbird
Procnias nudicollis
 Peru
Andean cock-of-the-rock
Rupicola peruvianus
 Philippines
Philippine eagle
Pithecophaga jefferyi
 Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican spindalis
Spindalis portoricensis
 Romania
Great white pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
 Russia
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
 Scotland
Golden eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
 Serbia
Eagle
Griffon vulture
Gyps fulvus
 Singapore
Crimson sunbird
Aethopyga siparaja
 South Africa
Blue crane
Anthropoides paradisea
 South Korea
Korean magpie
Pica (pica) serieca
 South Sudan
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
 Spain
Spanish imperial eagle
Aquila adalberti
 Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka junglefowl
Gallus lafayetii
 Sudan
Secretary bird
Sagittarius serpentarius
 Swaziland
Purple-crested turaco
Tauraco porphyreolophus
 Sweden
Common blackbird
Turdus merula
 Taiwan
Taiwan blue magpie
Urocissa caerulea
 Thailand
Siamese fireback
Lophura diardi
 Trinidad and Tobago
Scarlet ibis
Eudocimus ruber
Cocrico
Ortalis ruficauda
 Turkey
Redwing
Turdus iliacus
 Uganda
East African crowned crane
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
 United Kingdom
European robin
Erithacus rubecula
 United States
Bald eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
 Uruguay
Southern lapwing
Vanellus chilensis
 Venezuela
Venezuelan troupial
Icterus icterus
 Zambia
African fish eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
 Zimbabwe
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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