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

National birdsEdit

Country Name of bird Scientific name Official status Picture Reference
  Afghanistan Ossifrage Gypaetus barbatus Unofficial  
  Andorra Bearded vulture Gypaetus barbatus No  
  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]
  Australia Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae No   [5]
  Austria Barn swallow Hirundo rustica Yes   [6]
  Bahamas American flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Yes   [7]
  Bahrain Himalayan bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys Yes   [8]
  Bangladesh Oriental magpie-robin Copsychus saularis Yes   [9]
  Belarus White stork Ciconia ciconia Yes   [10]
  Belgium Common kestrel Falco tinnunculus Yes   [11]
  Belize Keel-billed toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus Yes   [12]
  Bermuda Bermuda petrel Pterodroma cahow No [13]
  Bhutan Common raven Corvus corax Yes   [14]
  Bolivia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [15]
  Botswana Kori bustard Ardeotis kori Yes   [16]
  Brazil Rufous-bellied thrush Turdus rufiventris Yes   [17]
  British Virgin Islands Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Yes   [18]
  Cambodia Giant ibis Thaumatibis gigantea Yes   [19]
  Canada Grey Jay Perisoreus canadensis style="background:#9F9;vertical-align:middle;text-align:center;" class="table-yes"|Yes   [20]
  Cape Verde Grey-headed kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Yes  
  Caucasus Emirate Caucasian grouse Tetrao mlokosiewiczi No  
  Cayman Islands Grand Cayman parrot Amazona leucocephala caymanensis Yes   [21]
  Chile Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [22]
  China Red-crowned crane Grus japonensis No   [23][24]
Eurasian tree sparrow Passer montanus No   [25]
  Colombia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [26]
  Costa Rica Clay-colored thrush Turdus grayi Yes   [27]
  Ivory Coast White-cheeked turaco Tauraco leucotis Yes  
  Croatia Common nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos No   [28]
  Cuba Cuban trogon Priotelus temnurus Yes   [29]
  Denmark Mute swan Cygnus olor Yes   [30]
  Dominica Imperial amazon Amazona imperialis Yes   [31]
  Dominican Republic Palmchat Dulus dominicus Yes   [32]
  Ecuador Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes   [33]
  Egypt Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No  
  El Salvador Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa Yes   [34]
  Estonia Barn swallow Hirundo rustica Yes   [35]
  Faroe Islands Eurasian oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Yes   [36]
  Finland Whooper swan Cygnus cygnus Yes   [37]
  France Gallic rooster Gallus gallus No   [38]
  Germany Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No   [39]
  Gibraltar Barbary partridge Alectoris barbara Yes   [40]
  Greece Little owl Athene noctua Yes  
  Grenada Grenada dove Leptotila wellsi Yes   [41]
  Guatemala Resplendent quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Yes   [42]
  Guyana Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin Yes   [43]
  Haiti Hispaniolan trogon Priotelus roseigaster Yes   [44]
  Honduras Scarlet macaw Ara macao Yes   [45]
  Hungary Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes   [46]
  Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Yes   [47]
  East Turkestan Golden pheasant Chrysolophus pictus No  
  India Green peafowl Pavo muticus Yes   [48]
  Indonesia Javan hawk-eagle Nisaetus bartelsi Yes   [49]
  Iran Common nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Yes   [50]
  Iraq Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Yes   [51]
  Israel Hoopoe Upupa epops Yes   [52]
  Italy Italian sparrow Passer italiae Yes   [53]
  Jamaica Doctor bird Trochilus polytmus Yes   [54]
  Japan Green pheasant Phasianus versicolor Yes   [55]
  Jordan Sinai rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus Yes   [56]
  Kenya Lilac-breasted roller Coracias caudatus No   [57]
  Latvia White wagtail Motacilla alba Yes   [58]
  Liberia Garden bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus Yes   [56]
  Lithuania White stork Ciconia ciconia Yes   [59]
  Luxembourg Goldcrest Regulus regulus Yes   [60]
  Malawi African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   Malawi Coat of Arms
  Malaysia Rhinoceros hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Yes  
  Maldives Oriental turtle dove Streptopelia orientalis No  
  Malta Blue rock thrush Monticola solitarius Yes   [61]
  Mauritius Dodo Raphus cucullatus Yes  
  Mexico Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos Yes   [62]
  Mongolia Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes   [63]
  Montserrat Montserrat oriole Icterus oberi Yes   [64]
  Myanmar Grey peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum No   [65]
  Namibia African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   [66][67]
    Nepal Himalayan monal Lophophorus impejanus Yes   [68]
  Netherlands Black-tailed godwit Limosa limosa No   [69]
  New Zealand Kiwi Apteryx mantelli No   [70]
  Nicaragua Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa Yes   [71]
  Nigeria Pigeon Columbidae Yes   [72]
  North Korea Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis Yes [73]
  Norway White-throated dipper Cinclus cinclus Yes   [74]
  Pakistan Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Yes   [75]
Shaheen falcon (Heritage bird) Falco peregrinus peregrinator Unofficial   [76]
  Palestine Palestine sunbird Cinnyris oseus No   [77]
  Panama Harpy eagle Harpia harpyja Yes   [78]
  Papua New Guinea Raggiana bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana Yes   [79]
  Paraguay Bare-throated bellbird Procnias nudicollis Yes   [80]
  Peru Andean cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus Yes   [81]
  Philippines Philippine eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi Yes   [82]
  Puerto Rico Puerto Rican spindalis Spindalis portoricensis Yes
  Romania Great white pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus No  
  Russia Tundra swan Cygnus columbianus No  
  Saint Helena Saint Helena plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae Yes   [83]
  Saint Kitts and Nevis Brown pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Yes   [84]
  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St Vincent parrot Amazona guildingii Yes   [85]
  Scotland Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No   [86]
  Serbia Griffon vulture Gyps fulvus Yes   [87]
  Singapore Crimson sunbird Aethopyga siparaja No   [88]
  South Africa Blue crane Grus paradisea Yes [89][90]
  South Korea Korean magpie Pica (pica) serieca No  
  South Sudan African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes  
  Spain Spanish imperial eagle Aquila adalberti No  
  Sri Lanka Sri Lankan junglefowl Gallus lafayetii Yes   [91]
  Sudan Secretary bird Sagittarius serpentarius Yes  
  Swaziland Purple-crested turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus Yes   [89]
  Sweden Common blackbird Turdus merula Yes   [92]
  Taiwan Taiwan blue magpie Urocissa caerulea No  
  Thailand Siamese fireback Lophura diardi Yes   [93]
  Trinidad and Tobago Scarlet ibis Eudocimus ruber Yes   [94]
Cocrico Ortalis ruficauda Yes   [94]
  Turkey Redwing Turdus iliacus Yes  
  Uganda East African crowned crane Balearica regulorum gibbericeps Yes   [95]
  United Kingdom European robin Erithacus rubecula No   [96][97]
  United States Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Yes   [98]
  Uruguay Southern lapwing Vanellus chilensis No   [99]
  Venezuela Venezuelan troupial Icterus icterus Yes   [100]
  Zambia African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   [89][101]
  Zimbabwe African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes   [89]

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