List of national birds

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The National bird is a bird that is chosen by a country as a symbol or emblem for that country.

Examples[change | change source]

Country Name of bird Scientific name Picture Ref.
 Austria Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica Hirundo rustica0.jpg
 Bangladesh Magpie-robin Copsychus saularis Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis)- Male at Kolkata I IMG 3003.jpg
 Bhutan Common Raven Corvus corax Corvus corax (NPS).jpg
 China Red-crowned Crane Grus japonensis Crane japan2.JPG
Kokbayraq flag.svg East Turkestan Golden Pheasant Chrysolophus pictus Chrysolophus pictus walking.JPG
 India Asiatic peafowl Pavo muticus Stavenn Pavo muticus 01.jpg
 Iran Common Nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Luscinia megarhynchos Istria 01.jpg
 Maldives Oriental Turtle Dove Streptopelia orientalis Orientalturtledove.JPG
 Malaysia Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Buceros rhinoceros -Nashville Zoo-8.jpg
 Myanmar Grey Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum Polyplectron bicalcaratum male.jpg
 Nepal Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus Monal I IMG 4002.jpg [1][2]
 Pakistan Chukar Partridge Alectoris chukar Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg [3]
Shaheen Falcon Falco peregrinus peregrinator FalcoAtricepsKeulemans.jpg [4]
 Palestine Palestine Sunbird Cinnyris oseus Palestine Sunbird standing on fence.jpg
 Saint Helena Saint Helena Plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae Charadrius sanctaehelenae (1).jpg [5]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent Amazon Amazona guildingii Amazona guildingii -Botanical Gardens -Kingstown -Saint Vincent-8a.jpg [6]
Flag of Sikkim (1967-1975).svg Sikkim Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus BloodPheasantGouldRichter.jpg
 Sri Lanka Sri Lankan Junglefowl Gallus lafayetii Thimindu 2009 09 04 Yala Sri Lanka Junglefowl 1.JPG
  1. "Final Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063" (pdf). worldstatesmen.org. 2007. p. 2. http://www.worldstatesmen.org/Nepal_Interim_Constitution2007.pdf. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  2. "Plants, Animals and Birds of Nepal". Nepal Vista. http://www.nepalvista.com/features/plants-animals.php. Retrieved 14 June 2013.
  3. "Basic Facts". Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. http://www.infopak.gov.pk/BasicFacts.aspx. Retrieved 9 August 2010.
  4. "httpl://nationalheritage.gov.pk/nationalsymbols.html".
  5. "Bird Watching". St Helena Tourism. http://www.sthelenatourism.com/pages/bird_watching.html. Retrieved 17 January 2011.
  6. "St. Vincent and the Grenadines National Symbols". visitsvg.com. http://www.visitsvg.com/intro/symbol.html. Retrieved 1 July 2013.