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List of national birds

This is a list of national birds, most official, but some unofficial.

National birdsEdit

Country Name of bird Scientific name Official status Picture Ref.
  Angola Red-crested turaco Tauraco erythrolophus Yes   [1]
  Anguilla Zenaida dove Zenaida aurita Yes   [2]
  Antigua and Barbuda Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens Yes   [3]
  Argentina Rufous hornero Furnarius rufus Yes   [4]
  Aruba "Shoco" (Burrowing Owl). Proposed as national bird, but recognized as Aruba's "national symbol" in 2012 Athene cunicularia arubensis Yes   [5]
"Prikichi" (Brown-throated Parakeet). Officially recognized as the national bird in 2017 Aupsittula pertinax arubensis Yes [6]
  Australia Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae No   [7]
  Austria Barn swallow Hirundo rustica Yes   [8]
  Bahamas American flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Yes   [9]
  Bahrain Himalayan bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys Yes   [10]
  Bangladesh Oriental magpie-robin (Doyel Pakhi) Copsychus saularis Yes   [11]
  Belarus White stork Ciconia ciconia No   [12]
  Belgium Common kestrel Falco tinnunculus Yes   [13]
  Belize Keel-billed toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus Yes   [14]
  Bermuda Bermuda petrel Pterodroma cahow No   [15]
  Bhutan Common raven Corvus corax Yes   [16]
  Bolivia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [17]
  Botswana Kori bustard Ardeotis kori Yes   [18][19]
  Brazil Rufous-bellied thrush Turdus rufiventris Yes   [20]
  British Virgin Islands Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Yes   [21]
  Cambodia Giant ibis Thaumatibis gigantea Yes   [22]
  Cayman Islands Grand Cayman parrot Amazona leucocephala caymanensis Yes   [23]
  Chile Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [24]
  China Red-crowned crane. Proposed as national bird by State Forestry Administration in 2007 (awaiting State Council approval). Grus japonensis No   [25][26]
  Colombia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [27]
  Costa Rica Clay-colored thrush Turdus grayi Yes   [28]
  Croatia Common nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos No   [29]
  Cuba Cuban trogon Priotelus temnurus Yes   [30]
  Denmark Mute swan Cygnus olor Yes   [31]
  Dominica Imperial amazon Amazona imperialis Yes   [32]
  Dominican Republic Palmchat Dulus dominicus Yes   [33]
  Ecuador Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [34]
  El Salvador Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa Yes   [35]
  Estonia Barn swallow Hirundo rustica Yes   [36]
  Faroe Islands Eurasian oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Yes   [37]
  Finland Whooper swan Cygnus cygnus Yes   [38]
  France Gallic rooster Gallus gallus No   [39]
  Germany Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No   [40]
  Gibraltar Barbary partridge Alectoris barbara Yes   [41]
  Greece Little owl Athene noctua No   [42]
  Grenada Grenada dove Leptotila wellsi Yes   [43]
  Guatemala Resplendent quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Yes   [44]
  Guyana Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin Yes   [45]
  Haiti Hispaniolan trogon Priotelus roseigaster Yes   [46]
  Honduras Scarlet macaw Ara macao Yes   [47]
  Hungary Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes   [48]
  Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Yes   [49]
  India Indian peacock Pavo cristatus Yes   [50]
  Indonesia Javan hawk-eagle Nisaetus bartelsi Yes   [51]
  Iran Common nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Yes   [52]
  Iraq Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Yes   [53]
  Ireland Northern lapwing Vanellus vanellus No   [54]
  Israel Hoopoe Upupa epops Yes   [55]
  Italy Italian sparrow Passer italiae Yes   [56]
  Jamaica Doctor bird Trochilus polytmus Yes   [57]
  Japan Green pheasant Phasianus versicolor Yes   [58]
  Jordan Sinai rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus Yes   [59]
  Kenya Lilac-breasted roller Coracias caudatus No   [60]
  Latvia White wagtail Motacilla alba Yes   [61]
  Liberia Garden bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus Yes   [59]
  Lithuania White stork Ciconia ciconia Yes   [62]
  Luxembourg Goldcrest Regulus regulus Yes   [63]
  Malta Blue rock thrush Monticola solitarius Yes   [64]
  Mexico Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos Yes   [65]
  Mongolia Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes   [66]
  Montserrat Montserrat oriole Icterus oberi Yes   [67]
  Myanmar Grey peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum No   [68]
  Namibia African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   [69][70]
    Nepal Himalayan monal Lophophorus impejanus Yes   [71]
  Netherlands Black-tailed godwit Limosa limosa No   [72]
  New Zealand Kiwi Apteryx mantelli No   [73]
  Nicaragua Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa Yes   [74]
  Nigeria Black crowned crane Balearica pavonina Yes   [75]
  North Korea Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis Yes   [76]
  Norway White-throated dipper Cinclus cinclus Yes   [77]
  Pakistan Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Yes   [78]
Shaheen falcon (Heritage bird) Falco peregrinus peregrinator Unofficial   [79]
  Palestine Palestine sunbird Cinnyris oseus No   [80]
  Panama Harpy eagle Harpia harpyja Yes   [81]
  Papua New Guinea Raggiana bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana Yes   [82]
  Paraguay Bare-throated bellbird Procnias nudicollis Yes   [83]
  Peru Andean cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus Yes   [84]
  Philippines Philippine eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi Yes   [85]
  Poland White-tailed eagle (national bird) Haliaeetus albicilla Yes   [86][87]
White stork (national bird) Ciconia ciconia No   [88]
  Puerto Rico Puerto Rican spindalis Spindalis portoricensis Yes   [89]
  Saint Helena Saint Helena plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae Yes   [90]
  Saint Kitts and Nevis Brown pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Yes   [91]
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St Vincent parrot Amazona guildingii Yes   [92]
  Scotland Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No   [93]
  Serbia Eagle Yes   [94]
Griffon vulture Gyps fulvus Yes   [95]
  Singapore Crimson sunbird Aethopyga siparaja No   [96]
  South Africa Blue crane Anthropoides paradisea Yes   [97][98]
  Sri Lanka Sri Lanka junglefowl Gallus lafayetii Yes   [99]
  Swaziland Purple-crested turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus Yes   [97]
  Sweden Common blackbird Turdus merula Yes   [100]
  Thailand Siamese fireback Lophura diardi Yes   [101]
  Trinidad and Tobago Scarlet ibis Eudocimus ruber Yes   [102]
Cocrico Ortalis ruficauda Yes   [102]
  Uganda East African crowned crane Balearica regulorum gibbericeps Yes   [103]
  Ukraine White stork Ciconia ciconia No   [104]
  United Arab Emirates Falcon Falco Yes   [105]
  United Kingdom European robin Erithacus rubecula No   [106][107]
  United States Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Yes   [108]
  Uruguay Southern lapwing Vanellus chilensis No   [109]
  Venezuela Venezuelan troupial Icterus icterus Yes   [110]
  Wales Red Kite Milvus milvus No   [111]
  Zambia African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   [97][112]
  Zimbabwe African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   [97]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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