List of State Birds of India


List of State Birds of India

India is home to a large number of rare bird species. From these bird species, Peacock was declared the national bird of India in 1963. The scientific name of the peacock is Pavo cristatus. It became the national bird of India because its a symbol of grace and beauty. All 28 states and 8 Union territories merged together and formed India. These states and Union territories have different State birds as India has its nation bird peacock.

State Birds of India

In all the competitive exams one or two questions can be asked from the state bird of India. If you know the birds and their scientific names then it can fetch you some extra marks. Refer to the below table to know the state bird and their scientific names-

List of State Birds and Their Scientific Names

List of State Birds and Their Scientific Names
States/UT Name Bird Name Scientific Name
Andhra Pradesh Rose-ringed Parakeet Psittacula Krameri
Arunachal Pradesh Great Hornbill Buceros Bicornis
Assam White-winged Wood Duck Asarcornis Scutulata
Bihar House Sparrow Passer Domesticus
Chhattisgarh Bastar Hill Myna Gracula Religiosa Peninsularis
Goa Flame-throated bulbul (Ruby-throated yellow bulbul) Pycnonotus Gularis
Gujarat Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Haryana Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus
Himachal Pradesh Western Tragopan (Jujurana) Tragopan melanocephalus
Jharkhand Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
Karnataka Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Kerala Great Indian Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Madhya Pradesh Indian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradise
Maharashtra Yellow-footed Green Pigeon Treron phoenicoptera
Manipur Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
Meghalaya Hill Myna Gracula religiosa peninsularis
Mizoram Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
Nagaland Blyth’s Tragopan Tragopan blythii
Odisha Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Punjab Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Rajasthan Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps
Sikkim Blood pheasant Ithaginis cruentus
Tamil Nadu Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Telangana Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Tripura Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Uttar Pradesh Sarus Crane Grus Antigone
Uttarakhand Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus
West Bengal White-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon Smyrnensis
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman Wood Pigeon Columba Palumboides
Chandigarh Indian Grey Hornbill Ocyceros birostris
Delhi House Sparrow Passer domesticus
Ladakh Black-necked Crane Grus Nigricollis
Lakshadweep Sooty Tern Onychoprion Fuscatus
Puducherry Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopaceus