Tuesday, April 04, 2006

List of Indian state birds

What is the National bird of India ?

Most of you could answer that, but did you know that each state in India has a designated bird ?

So, What is your state bird ?

Don't know ?

Well Wikipedia seems to have the answer :

State Common name Binomial name
Andhra Pradesh Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Arunachal Pradesh Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Bihar Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Chhattisgarh Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
Goa Black-crested bulbul Pycnonotus melanicterus
Gujarat Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus roseus
Haryana Black Francolin Francolinus francolinus
Jammu and Kashmir Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis
Jharkhand Asian Koel Eudynamys scolopacea
Karnataka Indian Roller Coracias benghalensis
Kerala Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis
Lakshadweep Sooty Tern Sterna fuscata
Meghalaya Hill Myna Gracula religiosa
Madhya Pradesh Asian Paradise Flycatcher Terpsiphone paradisi
Maharashtra Green Imperial Pigeon Ducula aenea
Manipur Mrs. Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
Mizoram Mrs. Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae
Nagaland Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii
Orissa Peacock Pavo cristatus
Punjab Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Rajasthan Great Indian Bustard Ardeotis nigriceps
Sikkim Blood Pheasant Ithaginis cruentus
Tamil Nadu Emerald Dove Chalcophaps indica
Uttaranchal Himalayan Monal Lophophorus impejanus
Uttar Pradesh Sarus Crane Grus antigone
West Bengal White-breasted Kingfisher Halcyon smyrnensis

2 comments:

SloganMurugan said...

Wonderful! Thanks u for the information :)

Kim said...

U r welcome. Anytime.

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