List of national birds facts for kids

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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 birds

Country Name of bird Scientific name Official status Picture Reference
 Afghanistan Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos Yes Steinadler Aquila chrysaetos closeup1 Richard Bartz.jpg
 Andorra Bearded vulture Gypaetus barbatus No Bartgeier Gypaetus barbatus front Richard Bartz.jpg
 Angola Red-crested turaco Tauraco erythrolophus Yes RedcrestedTuraco.jpg
 Anguilla Zenaida dove Zenaida aurita Yes Zenida aurita1 1 barbados.jpg
 Antigua and Barbuda Magnificent frigatebird Fregata magnificens Yes Male Frigate bird.jpg
 Argentina Rufous hornero Furnarius rufus Yes Furnarius-rufus1.jpg
 Australia Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae No Emoe.jpg
 Austria Barn swallow Hirundo rustica Yes Hirundo rustica0.jpg
 Bahamas American flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber Yes Caribbean flamingo.jpg
 Bahrain Himalayan bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys Yes Himalayan Bulbul I IMG 6480.jpg
 Bangladesh Oriental magpie-robin Copsychus saularis Yes Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis)- Male at Kolkata I IMG 3003.jpg
 Belarus White stork Ciconia ciconia Yes WhiteStorkGaulsh02.jpg
 Belgium Common kestrel Falco tinnunculus Yes Common Kestrel 1.jpg
 Belize Keel-billed toucan Ramphastos sulfuratus Yes Ramphastos sulfuratus -Belize Zoo-6a-2c.jpg
 Bermuda Bermuda petrel Pterodroma cahow No Pterodroma cahow.jpg
 Bhutan Common raven Corvus corax Yes Corvus corax (NPS).jpg
 Bolivia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes Colca-condor-c03.jpg
 Botswana Kori bustard Ardeotis kori Yes Ardeotis kori Etosha.JPG
 Brazil Rufous-bellied thrush Turdus rufiventris Yes Rufiventris2.JPG
 British Virgin Islands Mourning dove Zenaida macroura Yes Mourning Dove 2006.jpg
 Cambodia Giant ibis Thaumatibis gigantea Yes ThaumantibisGiganteaGronvold.jpg
 Canada Canada goose No Canada-Goose-Szmurlo.jpg
 Cape Verde Grey-headed kingfisher Halcyon leucocephala Yes Greyheadkingfisher.jpg
 Cayman Islands Grand Cayman parrot Amazona leucocephala caymanensis Yes Amazona leucocephala -in tree-4cp.jpg
 Chile Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes Condor flying over the Colca canyon in Peru.jpg
 China Red-crowned crane Grus japonensis No Crane japan2.JPG
Eurasian tree sparrow Passer montanus No Tree Sparrow Japan Flip.jpg
 Colombia Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes Colca-condor-c03.jpg
 Costa Rica Clay-colored thrush Turdus grayi Yes Turdus-grayi-001.jpg
 Ivory Coast White-cheeked turaco Tauraco leucotis Yes Tauraco leucotis.jpg
 Croatia Common nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos No Nachtigall (Luscinia megarhynchos)-2.jpg
 Cuba Cuban trogon Priotelus temnurus Yes Cubaanse Trogon.jpg
 Denmark Mute swan Cygnus olor Yes Swan.spreads.wings.arp.jpg
 Dominica Imperial amazon Amazona imperialis Yes Amazona imperialis -Roseau -Dominica -aviary-6a-3c.jpg
 Dominican Republic Palmchat Dulus dominicus Yes Dulus dominicus.JPG
 Ecuador Andean condor Vultur gryphus Yes Colca-condor-c03.jpg
 Egypt Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No Steinadler Aquila chrysaetos closeup1 Richard Bartz.jpg
 El Salvador Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa Yes Guardabarranco.JPG
 Estonia Barn swallow Hirundo rustica Yes Landsvale.jpg
 Faroe Islands Eurasian oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus Yes Austernfischer01.jpg
 Finland Whooper swan Cygnus cygnus Yes Singschwan.jpg
 France Gallic rooster Gallus gallus No Rooster03.jpg
 Germany Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No Aquila chrysaetos Flickr.jpg
 Gibraltar Barbary partridge Alectoris barbara Yes Alectoris barbara Tenerife.jpg
 Greece Little owl Athene noctua Yes Athene noctua (cropped).jpg
 Grenada Grenada dove Leptotila wellsi Yes Grenadadove1.jpg
 Guatemala Resplendent quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno Yes Quetzal01.jpg
 Guyana Hoatzin Opisthocomus hoazin Yes Opisthocomus hoazin.jpg
 Haiti Hispaniolan trogon Priotelus roseigaster Yes Priotelus roseigaster.jpg
 Honduras Scarlet macaw Ara macao Yes Ara macao -Yucatan, Mexico-8a.jpg
 Hungary Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes Falco cherrug (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
 Iceland Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus Yes Falco rusticolus white cropped.jpg
 India Indian peacock Pavo cristatus Yes Peacockbench.jpg
 Indonesia Javan hawk-eagle Nisaetus bartelsi Yes Javan Hawk Eagle (Spizaetus bartelsi) (464508083).jpg
 Iran Common nightingale Luscinia megarhynchos Yes Nachtigall (Luscinia megarhynchos)-2.jpg
 Iraq Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Yes Alectoris-chukar-001.jpg
 Israel Hoopoe Upupa epops Yes Upupa epops (Ramat Gan)002.jpg
 Italy Italian sparrow Passer italiae Yes Italian Sparrow male and female.jpg
 Jamaica Doctor bird Trochilus polytmus Yes Trochilus polytmus.jpg
 Japan Green pheasant Phasianus versicolor Yes Phasianus versicolor in field.JPG
 Jordan Sinai rosefinch Carpodacus synoicus Yes Carpodacus synoicus male(01).jpg
 Kenya Lilac-breasted roller Coracias caudatus No Lilac Roller.jpg
 Latvia White wagtail Motacilla alba Yes White-Wagtail.jpg
 Liberia Garden bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus Yes Pycnonotus tricolor Bwindi NP, Uganda.jpg
 Lithuania White stork Ciconia ciconia Yes Ciconia ciconia 1.jpg
 Luxembourg Goldcrest Regulus regulus Yes Regulus regulus0.jpg
 Malawi African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes African fish eagle just caught fish.jpg Malawi Coat of Arms
 Malaysia Rhinoceros hornbill Buceros rhinoceros Yes Buceros rhinoceros -Nashville Zoo-8.jpg
 Maldives Oriental turtle dove Streptopelia orientalis No Orientalturtledove.JPG
 Malta Blue rock thrush Monticola solitarius Yes Monticola solitarius philippensis.JPG
 Mauritius Dodo Raphus cucullatus Yes Raphus cucullatus.jpg
 Mexico Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos Yes GoldenEagle-Nova.jpg
 Mongolia Saker falcon Falco cherrug Yes Falco cherrug (Marek Szczepanek).jpg
 Montserrat Montserrat oriole Icterus oberi Yes Icterus oberi.jpg
 Myanmar Grey peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum No Polyplectron bicalcaratum -Birmingham Nature Centre, England-8a.jpg
 Namibia African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes African fish eagle just caught fish.jpg
 Nepal Himalayan monal Lophophorus impejanus Yes Monal I IMG 4002.jpg
 Netherlands Black-tailed godwit Limosa limosa No Limosa limosa (Uitkerke).jpg
 New Zealand Kiwi Apteryx mantelli No TeTuatahianui.jpg
 Nicaragua Turquoise-browed motmot Eumomota superciliosa Yes Motmot1.jpg
 Nigeria Black crowned crane Balearica pavonina Yes Black crowned crane.jpg
 North Korea Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis Yes Accipiter gentilis -owned by a falconer in Scotland -upper body-8a.jpg
 Norway White-throated dipper Cinclus cinclus Yes Cinclus cinclus R(ThKraft).jpg
 Pakistan Chukar partridge Alectoris chukar Yes Chukarhuhn Weltvogelpark Walsrode 2010.jpg
Shaheen falcon (Heritage bird) Falco peregrinus peregrinator Unofficial FalcoAtricepsKeulemans.jpg
 Palestine Palestine sunbird Cinnyris oseus No Palestine Sunbird standing on fence.jpg
 Panama Harpy eagle Harpia harpyja Yes DirkvdM big bird.jpg
 Papua New Guinea Raggiana bird-of-paradise Paradisaea raggiana Yes Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise wild 5.jpg
 Paraguay Bare-throated bellbird Procnias nudicollis Yes Procnias nudicollis -captivity-4.jpg
 Peru Andean cock-of-the-rock Rupicola peruvianus Yes Rupicola peruviana (male) -San Diego Zoo-8a.jpg
 Philippines Philippine eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi Yes Sir Arny(Philippine Eagle).jpg
 Puerto Rico Puerto Rican spindalis Spindalis portoricensis Yes PuertoRicanSpindalis.jpg
 Romania Great white pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus No Whitepelican edit shadowlift.jpg
 Russia Tundra swan Cygnus columbianus No Cygnus bewickii 01.jpg
 Saint Helena Saint Helena plover Charadrius sanctaehelenae Yes Charadrius sanctaehelenae (1).jpg
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Brown pelican Pelecanus occidentalis Yes Pelecanus Occidentalis KW 1.JPG
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines St Vincent parrot Amazona guildingii Yes Amazona guildingii -Botanical Gardens -Kingstown -Saint Vincent-8a.jpg
 Scotland Golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos No GoldenEagle-Nova.jpg
 Serbia Griffon vulture Gyps fulvus Yes Gyps fulvus 01 by Line1.jpg
 Singapore Crimson sunbird Aethopyga siparaja No Crimson sunbird.jpg
 South Africa Blue crane Anthropoides paradisea Yes Anthropoides paradiseaPCCA20051227-1883B.jpg
 South Korea Korean magpie Pica (pica) serieca No Korean magpie in Daejeon (side profile).jpg
 South Sudan African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes African fish eagle flying cropped.jpg
 Spain Spanish imperial eagle Aquila adalberti No Aquila adalberti.jpg
 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka junglefowl Gallus lafayetii Yes Thimindu 2009 09 04 Yala Sri Lanka Junglefowl 1.JPG
 Sudan Secretary bird Sagittarius serpentarius Yes Sagittarius serpentarius -Tsavo East National Park, Kenya -flying-8.jpg
 Swaziland Purple-crested turaco Tauraco porphyreolophus Yes Purplecreszed lourie1.jpg
 Sweden Common blackbird Turdus merula Yes Turdus merula -garden wall-8.jpg
 Taiwan Taiwan blue magpie Urocissa caerulea No Urocissa caerulea.jpg
 Thailand Siamese fireback Lophura diardi Yes Lophura diardi -Florida, USA -captive-8a.jpg
 Trinidad and Tobago Scarlet ibis Eudocimus ruber Yes Eudocimus ruber (portrait).jpg
Cocrico Ortalis ruficauda Yes Ortalis ruficauda -Aragua -Venezuela-8.jpg
 Turkey Redwing Turdus iliacus Yes Redwing Turdus iliacus.jpg
 Uganda East African crowned crane Balearica regulorum gibbericeps Yes Crested Crane, Bunyonyi, Uganda.jpg
 United Kingdom European robin Erithacus rubecula No Erithacus rubecula with cocked head.jpg
 United States Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus Yes Bald eagle closeup 16x9.jpg
 Uruguay Southern lapwing Vanellus chilensis No Vanellus-chilensis-001.jpg
 Venezuela Venezuelan troupial Icterus icterus Yes Common Troupial - Nashville Zoo.jpg
 Zambia African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes African fish eagle just caught fish.jpg
 Zimbabwe African fish eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Yes Hvidhovedet afrikansk ørn2.png

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