List of India’s State Birds: In India, you’ll find a wide variety of uncommon birds. This group of birds was chosen as the basis for declaring the Peacock the national bird of India in 1963. In the world of science, the Peacock is known as Pavo cristatus. As a symbol of grace and beauty, the Indian national bird was chosen. An amalgamation of all 28 states and eight territories created India. States and territories in India have their birds, like the national bird, the Peacock.
Birds found in India’s many states
One or two questions about India’s national bird are allowed in all competitive exams. You can get bonus points if you know the scientific names of the birds. See the table below for the scientific terms of the state birds.
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|
Competitive exam applicants should pay attention to the birds of India’s various states. Remember to remember your state’s official scientific name before studying for state examinations. You may come across these names in the General Knowledge and General Awareness portion of the exam. Check out the frequently asked questions area for the terms of important state birds, and do your best to remember them.
FAQs: List of India’s State Birds
What is India’s national bird?
The Indian national bird is the Peacock.
What kind of the official bird of Delhi?
House Sparrow is the official bird of Delhi in India.
Which two Indian states have the Hornbill as their state bird?
Arunachal Pradesh’s state bird is the Hornbill, while Kerala’s is the Peacock.
Puducherry and Jharkhand have the same state bird. What is the state bird for each of the two state?
Koel is the official state bird of Puducherry and Jharkhand. Ans.
What is Goa’s official bird?
The national bird of Goa is Bulbul.