List of Indian State Birds

India is very rich in biodiversity with various species of birds present across the Indian states and union territories. In this article, we shall go through the list of state birds of India. 

Questions based on the bird and animal species in news are asked in various government exams. IAS Exam prelims phase also comprises questions on a similar pattern and thus, aspirants must carefully go through the list below. 

Apart from Bird, UPSC aspirants can also visit the linked article and get the List of State Animals in India

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On September 1, 2021, the Ladakh Union Territory administration announced the Black-Necked Crane as its state bird. Eastern Ladakh is the only known breeding ground for black-necked cranes outside China. The majestic bird is found in the Changthang plains and is facing a threat to their existence from expanding tourism and feral dogs who devour their eggs and hatchings.

Other important Species in News that are important from the UPSC prelims perspective can be reviewed at the linked article. 

List of Indian State Birds [UPSC Notes]:-Download PDF Here

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Updated List of State Birds in India

The state bird or animal denotes recognition of the uniqueness of wildlife species of a region. Candidates can go through the detailed list of State and Union Territory Symbols in India at the linked article. 

Given below is the list of state birds in India:

S.No States Bird
1 Andhra Pradesh Indian Roller
2 Arunachal Pradesh Great Hornbill
3 Assam White-winged Wood Duck
4 Bihar Indian Roller
5 Chhattisgarh Hill Myna
6 Goa Flame Throated Bulbul
7 Gujarat Greater Flamingo
8 Haryana Black Francolin
9 Himachal Pradesh Western Tragopan
10 Jharkhand Koel
11 Karnataka Indian Roller
12 Kerala Great Hornbill
13 Madhya Pradesh Paradise Fly catcher
14 Maharashtra Green Imperial Pigeon
15 Manipur Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant
16 Meghalaya Hill Myna
17 Mizoram Mrs. Hume’s Pheasant
18 Nagaland Blyth’s Tragopan
19 Orissa Peacock
20 Punjab Northern Goshawk
21 Rajasthan Indian Bustard
22 Sikkim Blood Pheasant
23 Tamil Nadu Emerald Dove
24 Telangana Indian Roller (Palapitta)
25 Tripura Green Imperial Pigeon
26 Uttarakhand Himalayan Monal
27 Uttar Pradesh Sarus Crane
28 West Bengal White-throated King Fisher
S.No. Union Territories Bird
1 Andaman & Nicobar Islands Andaman Wood Pigeon
2 Chandigarh Indian grey Hornbill
3 Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu
4 Lakshadweep Sooty Tern
5 Puducherry Asian Koel
6 Jammu and Kashmir Black-Necked Crane
7 Ladakh Black-Necked Crane
8 The Government of NCT of Delhi House sparrow

Candidates preparing for government exams can also get details of other national symbols through the links given below:

List of Indian State Birds [UPSC Notes]:-Download PDF Here

To kickstart civil services exam preparation, candidates are also advised to analyze the UPSC Syllabus for the prelims and mains examination and accordingly prepare themselves.  

For more information or updates on the upcoming competitive exams, study material and preparation tips, candidates can turn to BYJU’S for assistance. 

Frequently Asked Questions on Indian State Bird


Q 1. Which is the national bird of India?

Ans. Peacock is the national bird of India.

Q 2. Which is the state bird of Delhi?

Ans. House Sparrow is the Indian state bird of Delhi.

Q 3. Hornbill is the state bird of which two Indian states?

Ans. Hornbill is the state bird of both Arunachal Pradesh and Kerala.

Q 4. The state bird of Puducherry and Jharkhand is the same. Which is the state bird for the two?

Ans. Koel is the state bird of Puducherry and Jharkhand.

Q 5. Which is the state bird of Goa?

Ans. Flame Throated Bulbul is the state bird of Goa.
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