List of Indian state birds

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is made up of 28 states and 8 union territories. All Indian states have their own government and union territories come under the jurisdiction of the central government. As with most of the other countries India, has a national emblem—the Lion Capital of Sarnath.

Apart from India's national emblem, each of its states and union territories have their own seals and symbols which include animals, birds, trees, flowers, etc.[1] A list of state birds of India is given below. See Symbols of Indian states and territories for a complete list of all state characters and seals.

StatesEdit

State Common name Binomial name Image
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 (also known specifically as Ruby-throated yellow bulbul) Pycnonotus gularis

 

Gujarat Greater flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus  
Haryana Black francolin Francolinus francolinus  
Himachal Pradesh Western tragopan (Jujurana) Tragopan melanocephalus  
Jammu and Kashmir Black-necked crane
Jharkhand Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea  
Karnataka Indian roller Coracias benghalensis  
Kerala Great Indian hornbill Buceros bicornis  
Madhya Pradesh Indian paradise flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi  
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  

Union territoriesEdit

Union territory Common name Binomial name Image
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Andaman wood pigeon[2][3] Columba palumboides  
Chandigarh Indian grey hornbill[2][4] Ocyceros birostris  
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Not yet designated
Delhi House sparrow Passer domesticus  
Jammu and Kashmir Not yet designated
Ladakh Black-necked crane Grus nigricollis  
Lakshadweep Sooty tern Onychoprion fuscatus  
Puducherry Asian koel Eudynamys scolopaceus  

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Symbols of States of India". affairscloud.com.
  2. ^ a b "State Symbols of India". Archived from the original on 7 August 2017.
  3. ^ "State Bird/Animal/Tree - Andaman and Nicobar Administration, India". www.andaman.gov.in. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  4. ^ "State Animal, Bird, Tree, and Flower of Chandigarh" (PDF).

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