A List of National Birds of All Countries With Stunning Pictures

List of National Birds of All Countries
A national bird of a country truly serves as an ideal national symbol and is also a representative of the diverse wildlife of a nation. They are symbolic, sacred, and cherished by every individual of the country. This article lists the national birds of different countries of the world.
Sandhill Crane Family
Did You Know
Benjamin Franklin was against the Bald Eagle being chosen as the national bird of the United States of America. He favored the Wild Turkey because it was native to the United States. However, the Bald Eagle was finally chosen to represent the nation as the national bird in 1782.
Honored for its beauty, varied colors, and attractive plumage, a national bird of a country has cultural, mythological, and religious sentiments associated with it. The national birds promote a country's rich and varied heritage and may appear on the coat of arms, seal, stamps, or coins of a nation. Strict laws protect these birds and it is illegal to hunt or harm them.

National birds are selected carefully considering their abundance, ubiquity, and uniqueness. They are a symbolic representation of the identity, pride, and integrity of a country. Listed in this Buzzle article are the national birds of various countries of the world.
Asia
China
Red-crowned Crane
Red-crowned Crane
Grus japonensis
Bahrain
Bahrain
White-cheeked Bulbul
Pycnonotus leucogenys
Bangladesh
Bangladesh
Oriental Magpie-Robin (Doel)
Copsychus saularis
Cambodia
Cambodia
Giant Ibis
Thaumatibis gigantea
Bhutan
Bhutan
Common Raven
Corvus corax
India
India
Peacock
Pavo cristatus
Iraq
Iraq
Chukar Partridge
Alectoris chukar
Israel
Israel
Hoopoe
Upupa epops
Mongolia
Mongolia
Saker Falcon
Falco cherrug
Myanmar
Myanmar
Burmese Peacock/Grey Peacock-Pheasant
(Polyplectron bicalcaratum)
Nepal
Nepal
Himalayan Monal
Lophophorus impejanus
Malaysia
Malaysia
Rhinoceros Hornbill
Buceros rhinoceros
Palestine
Palestine
Palestine Sunbird
Cinnyris oseus
Pakistan
Pakistan
Chukar Partridge
Alectoris chukar
Singapore
Singapore
Crimson Sunbird
Aethopyga siparaja
Thailand
Thailand
Siamese Fireback Pheasant
Lophura diardi
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
Japan
Japan
Green Pheasant
(Phasianus versicolor)
Philippines
Philippines
Philippine Eagle
(Pithecophaga jefferyi)
Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
Ceylon Junglefowl
(Gallus lafayetii)
Taiwan
Taiwan
Taiwan Blue Magpie
(Urocissa caerulea)
Indonesia
Javan Hawk-Eagle
(Nisaetus bartelsi)
Jordan
Sinai Rosefinch
(Carpodacus synoicus)
Europe
Armenia
Armenia
Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Austria
Austria
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
Belarus
Belarus
White Stork
Ciconia ciconia
Belgium
Belgium
Kestrel
Falco tinnunculus
Croatia
Croatia
Nightingale
Luscinia megarhynchos
Denmark
Denmark
Mute Swan
Cygnus olor
Estonia
Estonia
Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
Eurasian Oystercatcher
Haematopus ostralegus
Finland
Finland
Whooper Swan
Cygnus cygnus
France
France
Gallic Rooster
Gallus gallus
Germany
Germany
White Stork
Ciconia ciconia
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Barbary Partridge
Alectoris barbara
Greece
Greece
Little Owl
Athene noctua
Iceland
Iceland
Gyrfalcon
Falco rusticolus
Ireland
Ireland
Lapwing
Vanellus vanellus
Latvia
Latvia
White Wagtail
Motacilla alba
Lithuania
Lithuania
White Stork
Ciconia ciconia
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Goldcrest
Regulus regulus
Norway
Norway
Dipper
Cinclus cinclus
Poland
Poland
White-tailed Sea Eagle
Haliaeetus albicilla
Romania
Romania
White Pelican
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Scotland
Scotland
Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Sweden
Sweden
Eurasian Blackbird
Turdus merula
United kingdom
United kingdom
European Robin
Erithacus rubecula
Malta
Malta
Blue Rock Thrush
(Monticola solitarius)
Africa
Angola
Angola
Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
Botswana
Botswana
Lilac-breasted Roller
Coracias caudata
Cape Verde
Cape Verde
Grey-headed Kingfisher
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Egypt
Egypt
Golden Eagle
Aquila chrysaetos
Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast
White-cheeked Turaco
Tauraco leucotis
Gambia
Gambia
Hammer Stork
Scopus umbretta
Kenya
Kenya
Lilac-breasted Roller
Coracias caudata
Liberia
Liberia
Garden Bulbul
Pycnonotus barbatus
Namibia
Namibia
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Nigeria
Nigeria
Black Crowned Crane
Balearica pavonina
South Africa
South Africa
Blue Crane
Anthropoides paradisea
Swaziland
Swaziland
Purple-crested Turaco
Tauraco porphyreolophus
South Sudan
South Sudan
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Uganda
Uganda
Grey Crowned Crane
Balearica regulorum
Zambia
Zambia
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer
Saint Helena
Wirebird
(Chardrius sanctae helenae)
North America
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda
Magnificent Frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
Aruba
Aruba
Burrowing Owl
Athene cunicularia
Bahamas
Bahamas
Greater Flamingo
Phoenicopterus ruber
Belize
Belize
Keel-billed Toucan
Ramphastos sulfuratus
British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
Curacao
Curacao
Orange-breasted Oriole
Icterus pectoralis
Anguilla
Anguilla
Zenaida Dove
Zenaida aurita
Cuba
Cuba
Cuban Trogon
Priotelus temnurus
El Salvador
El Salvador
Turquoise browed motmot
Eumomota superciliosa
Guatemala
Guatemala
Resplendent Quetzal
Pharomachrus mocinno
Honduras
Honduras
Scarlet Macaw
Ara macao
Grenada
Grenada
Grenada Dove
Leptotila wellsi
Haiti
Haiti
Hispaniolan Trogon
Priotelus roseigaster
Jamaica
Jamaica
Doctor Bird
Trochilus polytmus
Mexico
Mexico
Crested Caracara
Caracara plancus
Nicaragua
Nicaragua
Turquoise-browed Motmot
Eumomota superciliosa Guardabarranco
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
St Vincent Parrot
Amazona guildingii
Panama
Panama
Harpy Eagle
Harpia harpyja
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
Trinidad and Tobago
Scarlet Ibis
Scarlet Ibis
Eudocimus ruber
Trinidad and Tobago
Cocrico
Cocrico
(Ortalis ruficauda)
United States of America
United States of America
Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Cayman Islands
Cayman Islands
Grand Cayman Parrot
(Amazona leucocephala caymanensis)
Costa Rica
Costa Rica
Clay-colored Thrush
(Turdus grayi)
Dominican Republic
Palmchat
Dulus dominicus
Dominica
Imperial Amazon
(Amazona imperialis)
Guam
Flightless Guam Rail, Ko'ko'
(Rallus owstoni)
Montserrat
Montserrat Oriole
(Icterus Oberi)
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican Spindalis
(Spindalis portoricensis)
Saint Lucia
Saint Lucian Parrot
(Amazona versicolor)
South America
Bolivia
Bolivia
Andean Condor
Vultur gryphus
Brazil
Brazil
Rufous-bellied Thrush
Turdus rufiventris
Chile
Chile
Andean Condor
Vultur gryphus
Ecuador
Ecuador
Andean Condor
Vultur gryphus
Guyana
Guyana
Hoatzin
Opisthocomus hoazin
Peru
Peru
Andean Cock-of-the-Rock
Rupicola peruviana
Uruguay
Uruguay
Rufous Hornero
Furnarius rufus
Argentina
Argentina
Rufous Hornero
(Furnarius rufus)
Colombia
Colombia
Andean Condor
(Vultur gryphus)
Paraguay
Paraguay
Bare-throated Bellbird
(Procnias nudicollis)
Venezuela
Venezuela
Troupial
(Icterus icterus)
Oceania
Kiribati
Kiribati
Magnificent Frigatebird
Fregata magnificens
Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea
Raggiana Bird-of-paradise
Paradisaea raggiana
New Caledonia
New Caledonia
Kagu
Rhynochetos jubatus
New Zealand
New Zealand
Kiwi
Apteryx mantelli
Nauru
Nauru
Great Frigatebird
Fregata minor
Palau
Palau
Palau Fruit-dove
(Ptilinopus pelewensis)
Samoa
Tooth-billed Pigeon/Manumea
(Didunculus strigirostris)
A national bird is a symbol of a nation's rich biodiversity, culture, and beliefs. It can attain the national symbol status because of the respect, admiration, or value attached. Like all national symbols, national birds also project the image of a country as well as prove to be a source of inspiration.