List of State Birds in India, State-wise Full List

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

States/UT NameBird NameScientific Name
Andhra PradeshRose-ringed ParakeetPsittacula Krameri
Arunachal PradeshGreat HornbillBuceros Bicornis
AssamWhite-winged Wood DuckAsarcornis Scutulata
BiharHouse SparrowPasser Domesticus
ChhattisgarhBastar Hill MynaGracula Religiosa Peninsularis
GoaFlame-throated bulbul (Ruby-throated yellow bulbul)Pycnonotus Gularis
GujaratGreater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus
HaryanaBlack FrancolinFrancolinus francolinus
Himachal PradeshWestern Tragopan (Jujurana)Tragopan melanocephalus
JharkhandAsian KoelEudynamys scolopacea
KarnatakaIndian RollerCoracias benghalensis
KeralaGreat Indian HornbillBuceros bicornis
Madhya PradeshIndian Paradise FlycatcherTerpsiphone paradise
MaharashtraYellow-footed Green PigeonTreron phoenicoptera
ManipurMrs. Hume's PheasantSyrmaticus humiae
MeghalayaHill MynaGracula religiosa peninsularis
MizoramMrs. Hume's PheasantSyrmaticus humiae
NagalandBlyth's TragopanTragopan blythii
OdishaIndian RollerCoracias benghalensis
PunjabNorthern GoshawkAccipiter gentilis
RajasthanGreat Indian BustardArdeotis nigriceps
SikkimBlood pheasantIthaginis cruentus
Tamil NaduEmerald DoveChalcophaps indica
TelanganaIndian RollerCoracias benghalensis
TripuraGreen Imperial PigeonDucula aenea
Uttar PradeshSarus CraneGrus Antigone
UttarakhandHimalayan MonalLophophorus impejanus
West BengalWhite-breasted KingfisherHalcyon Smyrnensis
Andaman and Nicobar IslandsAndaman Wood PigeonColumba Palumboides
ChandigarhIndian Grey HornbillOcyceros birostris
DelhiHouse SparrowPasser domesticus
LadakhBlack-necked CraneGrus Nigricollis
LakshadweepSooty TernOnychoprion Fuscatus
PuducherryAsian KoelEudynamys scolopaceus

The state birds of India are important for aspirants who are preparing for any competitive exam. Do not forget to learn the scientific name of your state if you are preparing for state exams. These names can be asked in the General knowledge and General Awareness section of the examination. We have mentioned some names of Important state birds in the frequently asked questions section, go through them and try to remember them.

List of State Birds in India- FAQs

Q1. Which bird is the state bird of the 3 states of India?

Indian Roller is the state bird of 3 states namely Karnataka, Odisha and Telangana.

Q2. What is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh?

Western Tragopan is the state bird of Himachal Pradesh.

Q3. What is the state bird of Kerala?

Great Indian Hornbill is the state bird of Kerala.

Q4. What is the state bird of Rajasthan?

Great Indian Bustard is the state bird of Rajasthan.

Q5. What is the state bird of Andhra Pradesh?

Rose-ringed Parakeet is the state bird of Andhra Pradesh.

Q6. Which state bird is Kingfisher?

The West Bengal state bird is the White-breasted kingfisher.

Q7. Which is the national bird of India?

Peacock is the national bird of India. Its scientific name is Pavo Cristatus.

Q8. What is the state bird of Uttarakhand?

The Himalayan Monal is the state bird of Uttarakhand.

Q9. What is the state bird of Arunachal Pradesh?

The Great Hornbill is the state bird of Arunachal Pradesh.