Birds Names in English: Pictures | Videos | Charts

Collection of 22 birds names in English and 5 Indian languages- 1. Hindi, 2. Bengali, 3. Tamil, 4. Kannada and 5. Marathi. For each of 22 birds in this list, we have carefully curated high-quality photos and videos. Our interesting facts and trivia for every bird is a bonus! Download high quality and print-ready birds chart, birds stickers and birds coloring sheets. Please use the table of contents to click and navigate.

1. Cuckoo

Black Cuckoo
Coucals
Couas
Malkohas
Roadrunner
Common cuckoo
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Cuckoo in Indian Languages
Hindi  कोयल  (Koel)
Bengali কোকিল  (Kōkila)
Tamil குயில்  (Kuyil)
Kannada ಕೋಗಿಲೆ  (Kōgile)
Marathi कोकिळ  (Kōkiḷa)
Cuckoo Video & Sound

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Coucal Bird in the garden Video

Common Cuckoo Call Video

Cuckoo and its Chicks Video

Cuckoo Talking Points

3-4 Yrs

  • Cuckoo is a common bird during the spring time.
  • A cuckoo is as black as a crow, but it is slightly shorter in size.
  • It has a very long tail.
  • It lives in bushes and trees and eats fruits, worms and insects.
  • A cuckoo is well-known as a beautiful song bird all over the world.

4-6 Yrs

  • The cuckoo family includes the common Cuckoo, Roadrunners, Koels, Malkohas, Couas, Coucals and Anis.
  • The cuckoos feed on insects, insect larvae, animals and fruit.
  • Some species like koels are “brood parasites” who lay their eggs in the nests of other birds.
  • Most species live in trees, but few are ground-dwelling also.
  • Cuckoo calls resembles whistles, flutes or hiccups.

2. Dove

Dove
Rock Dove / Rock / Common Pigeon
Common Ground-Dove
Mourning Dove
White-tipped Dove
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Dove in Indian Languages
Hindi कबूतर  (Kabootar)
Bengali পায়রা  (Pāẏarā)
Tamil புறா  (Puṟā)
Kannada ಪಾರಿವಾಳ  (Pārivāḷa)
Marathi कबूतर  (Kabūtara)
Dove Video & Sound

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Mourning Dove Call Video

White Dove Dancing Video

Doves Cooing Video

Dove Talking Points 

3-4 Yrs

  • This bird is called the “dove of peace.”
  • Dove bird is from the pigeon’s family.
  • Doves are generally slightly smaller than Pigeons but have longer tails.
  • Doves are white in color.
  • Doves eat mainly insects, seeds, nuts, and fruits.
  • Doves can be found in most places except deserts and Antarctica.

4-6 Yrs

  • Dove and Pigeon belong to one bird family. Usually the smaller species of the family is called “dove” and the larger ones are referred to as “pigeon”.
  • They primarily feed on seeds, fruits and plants.
  • Doves and pigeons build flimsy nests using sticks and other debris on trees, ledges or the ground.
  • Baby of a dove and pigeon is called a “squab”.
  • Pigeons were used for thousands of years to carry written messages. White doves are also commonly used in magic acts.

3. Duck

Mallard Duck

American Pekin

Indian Spot-Billed Duck

Rosy Shelduck

Northern Pintail

Eurasian Teal

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Duck in Indian Languages
Hindi बत्तख  (Battakh)
Bengali হাঁস পাখি  (Hām̐sa pākhi)
Tamil வாத்து  (Vāttu)
Kannada ಬಾತುಕೋಳಿ  (Bātukōḷi)
Marathi बदक  (Badaka)
Duck Video & Sound

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Duck Sounds Video

White Duck in the Lake Video

Mandarin Duck Video 

Duck Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • Ducks are found in both fresh water and sea water and found on every continent except for Antarctica.
  • Ducks are closely related to swans and geese, but ducks have shorter necks, and are smaller.
  • A male duck is called a drake, a female duck a hen, and a baby duck a duckling.
  • Ducks have webbed feet which help them swim.
  • Ducks have a broad flat beak which they use to catch small fish in the water.

4-6 yrs

  • Duck is the common name for a family of birds which also includes swans and geese.
  • Ducks are mostly aquatic birds living in both freshwater and seawater.
  • A male duck is called a “drake”, a female duck a “hen” and a baby duck a “duckling”.
  • Ducks are omnivores. They feed on aquatic plants, small fish, insects, worms, grubs and more.
  • Ducks are social. They live in groups called “rafts” or “teams”.
  • Ducks are farmed for their meat, eggs and feathers.
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4. Crow

House Crow
Common Raven
Fish Crow
Pied Crow
Rook
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Crow in Indian Languages
Hindi कौआ  (Kaua)
Bengali কাক  (Kāka)
Tamil காகம்  (Kākam)
Kannada ಕಾಗೆ  (Kāge)
Marathi कावळा  (Kāvaḷā)
Crow Video and Sound

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Raven & Crow -Difference (Video)

Raven Video

Raven Talking Video

Crow Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • Crows are black in colour.
  • Crow says caw-caw.
  • The baby crows are called rookery.
  • Crows will eat just about anything, though, including small animals, worms, insects, fruit, seeds.

4-6 yrs

  • Crow is the common name for a family of birds which includes more than 35 different species like jungle crows, ravens, rooks and jackdaws.
  • Crows are considered to be among the “world’s most intelligent birds”.
  • Group of crows is called a “flock”. Baby crow is called “rookery”.
  • Crows are omnivorous in nature and their diet includes fruits, mice, frogs, carrion, etc.
  • Crow says “Kaw Kaw”.

5. Parrot

Indian Parrot

Small Parakeets
Small Cockatoos
Lories & Lorikeets
Macaws
Cockatiels
Parrot in Indian Languages
Hindi तोता  (Tota)
Bengali তোতাপাখি  (Tōtāpākhi)
Tamil கிளி  (Kiḷi)
Kannada ಗಿಳಿ  (Giḷi)
Marathi पोपट  (Pōpaṭa)
Parrot Video and Sound

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Beautiful Cockatoo Video

Parrots Unusual Eating Habit Video

Macaw Dancing Video

Parrot Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Parrots are the beautiful birds found.
  • Parrots are known for imitating human sounds.
  • Parrots have curved bills (beaks), strong legs and clawed feet.
  • Parrots have bright colored feathers.
  • Parrots line in groups and are active, noisy birds.

4-6 yrs

  • Parrot is the common name for a family of birds which includes more than 393 different species.
  • Parrots have curved bills (beaks), strong legs and clawed feet.
  • Parrots are often brightly coloured.
  • Parrots diets includes seeds, nuts, fruit, buds and other plant material.
  • Parrots nest in tree hollows and lay white eggs.
  • Parrots are very amusing, intelligent and affectionate birds. Some species are known for imitating human voices and so are popular pets.

6. Kingfisher

Common Kingfisher

Paradise Kingfisher

Yellow-billed Kingfisher

Giant Kingfisher

Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher

Kingfisher in Indian Languages
Hindi रामचिरैया  (Ramchiraya)
Bengali মাছরাঙ্গা  (Mācharāṅgā)
Tamil மீன்கொத்தி  (Mīṉkotti)
Kannada ಕಿಂಗ್‌ಫಿಶರ್  (Kiṅg‌phiśar)
Marathi किंगफिशर  (Kiṅgaphiśara)
Kingfisher Video

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Beautiful Kingfisher Video

Common Kingfisher catching fish Video

Kingfisher Video

Kingfisher Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Kingfishers have a pointed beak like a dagger for spearing fish.
  • Female kingfishers are more colorful than males.
  • They live along banks of rivers and lakes, forest and open woodland.
  • Kingfisher have a keen eyesight.

4-6 yrs

  • Kingfisher is the common name for a family of small to medium-sized brightly colored birds which includes more than 114 different species.
  • All kingfishers have large heads, long, sharp and pointed beaks, short legs and stubby tails.
  • Kingfishers have extraordinarily bright plumage, and many species have stunning colors such as teal, blue, green, orange, yellow, pink, purple, and red as part of their coloration.
  • Kingfisher nest in cavities, tunnels dug into the natural or artificial banks in the ground.
  • Kingfisher has sharp eyesight and is famous for hunting and eating fish.
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7. Sparrow

Home Sparrow

Dark-Eyed Junco

Black-throated Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
White-throat Sparrow
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Sparrow in Indian Languages
Hindi गौरैया  (Gauraiya)
Bengali চড়ুই  (Caṛui)
Tamil சிட்டுக் குருவி  (Cittuk kuruvi)
Kannada ಗುಬ್ಬಚ್ಚಿ  (Gubbacci)
Marathi चिमणी  (Cimaṇī)
Sparrow Video & Sound

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House Sparrow Video

Baby Sparrow Chirping Video

Sparrow Video in Hindi

Sparrow Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • They are usually brown and gray.
  • They have short tails and small, strong beaks.
  • Most sparrows eat seeds or small insects.
  • Sparrows are social birds and they live in flocks (groups).

4-6 yrs

  • Sparrows are a family of small birds with short tails, stubby and powerful beaks and covered with brown, black and white feathers.
  • They are primarily seed-eaters though they also consume small insects.
  • Sparrows prefer to nest in man-made structures like buildings, roofs and the house.
  • Sparrows are very social and they live in colonies called flocks.
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8. Robin

European Robin

American Robin
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Robin in Indian Languages
Hindi रोबिन चिड़िया  (Robin chidiya)
Bengali শিংবিল পাখি  (Śimbila pākhi)
Tamil ராபின்பறவை  (Rāpiṉ paṟavai)
Kannada ರಾಬಿನ್ಹಕ್ಕಿ  (Rābin hakki)
Marathi रॉबिनपक्षी  (Rŏbina pakṣī)
Robin Video and Sound

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Robin Singing Video

Robin Calling Video

American Robin Singing Video

Robin Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Robins are one of the most familiar songbirds.
  • These birds are easily spotted by their red or orange colored bellies.
  • There are two main types of robins: the American robin and European robin.
  • Robins love worms and almost any kind of fruit and often eat berries.
  • Robin bird lays blue eggs.

4-6 yrs

  • There are two types of Robin birds: 1. American Robin & 2. European Robin.
  • The European robin is a small, plump, brown and grey bird with a red face and breast.
  • The American robin is a little larger than its European cousin and has an orange or dull redbreast.
  • Robins love to snatch earthworms out of the ground. Robins also eat berries, fruit, nuts and seeds.
  • Robin eggs are light blue. Robins build their round nests in trees.
  • Robins are one of the most common songbirds and they are often the first bird you’ll see in the spring.

9. Hummingbird

Magnificent Hummingbird
Anna’s Hummingbird
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Hummingbird  in Indian Languages
Hindi गुंजन पक्षी  (Gunjan pakshee)
Bengali খঁজনা  (Kham̐janā)
Tamil ஓசனிச்சிட்டு  (Ōcaṉicciṭṭu)
Kannada ಹಮ್ಮಿಂಗ್ಬರ್ಡ್  (Hammiṅgbarḍ)
Marathi हमिंगबर्ड  (Hamiṅgabarḍa)
Hummingbird Video and Sound

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Beautiful Hummingbird Video

Hummingbird Battleground Video

Hummingbird Facts Video

Hummingbird Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • Hummingbirds are small birds with beautiful color feathers.
  • They can fly forward, backward, upside down, and hover in place.
  • Hummingbirds love sugar!The sugar that a hummingbird eats is called nectar. They get this nectar from flowers.

4-6 yrs

  • Hummingbirds are among the smallest of birds.
  • They produce humming sound by beating their wings, which flap at high frequencies audible to humans.
  • Hummingbirds do not have a good sense of smell; instead, they are attracted to colour, especially the colour red.
  • The hummingbird can hover, fly forwards, backwards and even upside down.
  • Hummingbirds are known for their spectacular bright colour plumage.
  • Hummingbird eats nectar, small insects, spiders and sips tree sap or juice from broken fruits.

10. Myna

Common Myna

Jungle Myna
Common Hill Myna
Golden-faced Mynah
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Myna in India Languages
Hindi मैना  (Maina)
Bengali মাইনা  (Māinā)
Tamil மைனா  (Maiṉā)
Kannada ಮೈನಾ  (Mainā)
Marathi मायना  (Māyanā)
Myna Sound Video

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Common Myna Video

Jungle Myna Video

Hill Myna Video

Myna Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • The Common Myna is brown with a black head.
  • It has a yellow bill, legs and bare eye skin.
  • Mynah birds are very active and vocal birds. Mynah birds are known for their excessive chatter.
  • They eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, many small insects and worms.

4-6 yrs

  • Myna can be identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind the eye. Beak and legs are bright yellow.
  • Myna builds their nest in holes of a tree or building walls.
  • Mynas are popular pets as cage birds for their singing and speaking abilities.
  • Common myna produces various songs that consist of whistling, squeaking and gurgling sounds.
  • Myna is omnivorous and feeds on insects, reptiles, small mammals, seeds, grain and fruits etc.
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11. Peacock

Blue Peacock
Green Peacock
White Peacock
Congo Peacock
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Peacock in Indian Languages
Hindi मोर  (Mor)
Bengal ময়ুর  (Maẏura)
Tamil மயில்  (Mayil)
Kannada ನವಿಲು  (Navilu)
Marathi  मोर  (Mōra)
Peacock Sound Video

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Indian Peacock dance Video

Beautiful Peacock Video

White Peacock dance Video

Peacock Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • The peacock is a kind of large bird with unique feathers.
  • Male peacock s have beautiful long tail feathers, called a covert or train.
  • Peacocks can spread these tail feathers into a fan.
  • The peacock is the national bird of India.
  • Peacock is the male bird, while Peahen is the female.

4-6 yrs

  • The peacock, also widely popular as peafowl. Peacock is the male bird, while Peahen is the female and together they are known as peafowl.
  • Group of peafowl is called “party”.
  • They are one of the largest flying birds.
  • Peacock is an ornamental bird having very distinctive tail feathers called “coverts”.
  • Peacocks are forest birds that nest on the ground.
  • Peacocks are omnivores and eat mostly plant parts, flower petals, seed heads, insects, reptiles and amphibians.
  • Peacock is the national bird of India.

12. Flamingo

American Flamingo
Greater Flamingo
Chilean Flamingo
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Flamingo in Indian Languages
Hindi राजहंस  (Raajahans)
Bengali ফ্লেমিংগো পাখি  (Phlēmiṅgō pākhi)
Tamil ஃபிளமிங்கோ பறவை  (Ḥpiḷamiṅkō paṟavai)
Kannada ಫ್ಲೆಮಿಂಗೊ ​​ಹಕ್ಕಿ  (Phlemiṅgo ​​hakki)
Marathi फ्लेमिंगो पक्षी  (Phlēmiṅgō pakṣī)
Flamingo Video & Sound

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Flamingo dance Video

Carribean Flamingo Video

Flamingos of Bogoria

Flamingo Talking Points 

3-4 yrs

  • Flamingoes are known for long legs, curving beaks, bright orange color and S-shaped neck.
  • Flamingos prefer to stand on one foot.
  • They are noisy birds and they live in big groups called flocks.

4-6 yrs

  • Flamingos are famous for their bright pink feathers, stilt-like legs, and S-shaped neck.
  • Flamingos usually stand on one leg while the other leg is tucked beneath their bodies.
  • Flamingos are omnivores birds which feed on brine shrimp and blue-green algae as well as insect larvae, small insects etc.
  • Flamingos are very social birds. They live in colonies whose population can number in the thousands.
  • Flamingos hold their bent bills upside down while feeding, often for several hours a day, so they can filter out their food while skimming the water.
  • The pink, orange, or red colour of a flamingo’s feathers is caused by carotenoid pigments in their food, the same pigments that make tomatoes red and carrots orange.

13. Swan

Mute Swan
Trumpeter Swan
Black Swan
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Swan in Indian Languages
Hindi हंस  (Hans)
Bengali রাজহাঁস  (Rājahām̐sa)
Tamil அன்னம்  (Aṉṉam)
Kannada ಹಂಸ  (Hansa)
Marathi हंस  (Hansa)
Swan Sound Video 

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Black Swan Video

Mute Swan dance Video

Baby Swan Walking Video

Swan Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • The swans are some of the largest flying water birds.
  • They have long necks and webbed feet.
  • Most swans are white. The black swan lives in Australia.
  • They swim on top of the water and eat plants off the bottom of ponds, lakes, or oceans.

4-6 yrs

  • Swan is a large swimming-bird with long curved necks.
  • Male swans are called “cobs” and females are known as “pens”.
  • Most swans are white. The black swan lives in Australia while the black-necked swan in South America.
  • A group of swans are generally called a “flock”. A baby swan is called a “cygnet”.
  • Swans are almost entirely herbivorous, although they may eat small amounts of aquatic animals.
  • In waters, their diet is composed of the roots, tubers, stems and leaves of aquatic and submerged plants.
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14. Owl

Eurasian Eagle-Owl
Indian Eagle Owl
Snowy Owl
Short-eared Owl
Great-Horned Owl
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Owl in Indian Languages
Hindi उल्लू  (Ulloo)
Bengali পেঁচা  (Pēm̐cā)
Tamil ஆந்தை  (Āntai)
Kannada ಗೂಬೆ  (Gūbe)
Marathi घुबड  (Ghubaḍa)
Owl Video & Sound

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White Owl Video

Owl Info Video

Great Horned Owl

Owl Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Owls are active at night (nocturnal).
  • Owls have large eyes and a flat face with a small, hooked beak that is downturned.
  • Owls are found in many places, from forests and deserts to mountains.
  • Owls are especially known for their hooting sound.

4-6 yrs

  • Owls are mostly solitary and nocturnal birds.
  • A group of owls is called a parliament.
  • Owls have powerful talons (claws) which help them catch and kill prey.
  • Most owls have notably large eyes, a flat face, and a large head. They also have a small, hooked beak that is downturned.
  • Owls can turn their heads as much as 270 degrees.
  • Owls are farsighted, meaning they can’t see things close to their eyes clearly.
  • The color of owl’s feathers helps them blend into their environment (camouflage).
  • Barn owls can be recognized by their heart-shaped face.
  • The female owl is more aggressive and bigger than the male owl.

15. Eagle

Bald Eagle
Indian Spotted Eagle
Golden Eagle
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Eagle in Indian Languages
Hindi चील  (Cheel)
Bengali গল  (Gala)
Tamil கழுகு  (Kaḻuku)
Kannada ಹದ್ದು  (Haddu)
Marathi गरुड  (Garuḍa)
Eagle Video & Sound

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Bald Eagle Vs Golden Eagle Video

Bald Eagle catches Salmon Video

Young Eagle Learns to Fly Video

Eagle Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Eagles are large, powerful birds of prey.
  • Eagles have large, hooked beaks.
  • Eagles have excellent eyesight.
  • Eagles have powerful claws which help them catch prey.
  • Eagles build their nests on high cliffs or in tall trees.

4-6 yrs

  • Eagles are known for their hooked beaks, sharp talons, and expert flying skills.
  • Eagles have the sharpest eyesight in the animal kingdom that enables them to locate prey from a long distance.
  • Baby eagle is called an eaglet. Group of eagles is called Convocation.
  • The bald eagle is a large eagle from North America that has a bright white head and tail. It is the national bird of the United States and usually eats fish.
  • The golden eagle is found over most of the world and it usually eats small mammals.
  • Eagles are considered the “King of Birds”.

16. Penguin

Gentoo Penguin
Adelie Penguin
Galápagos Penguin
Emperor Penguin
Penguin in Indian Languages
Hindi पेंगुइन  (Penguin)
Bengali পেংগুইন  (Pēṅguina)
Tamil பெங்குயின்  (Peṅkuyiṉ)
Kannada ಪೆಂಗ್ವಿನ್  (Peṅgvin)
Marathi पेंग्विन  (Pēṅgvina)
Penguin Video & Sound

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Penguins Video

Emperor Penguins Video

Penguin Family Video

Penguin Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • Penguins belong to the bird family but they cannot fly.
  • Penguins are flightless sea birds.
  • They have black and white feathers.
  • Almost all groups of penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere.

4-6 yrs

  • Penguins are flightless sea birds.
  • Their wings have evolved to become flippers, useless for flight in the air.
  • Penguins are known for waddling their feet when they walk, and they also slide on their bellies across the snow.
  • Most penguins feed on krill, fish, squid and other forms of sea life which they catch while swimming underwater.
  • Penguins spend roughly half of their lives on land and the other half in the sea.
  • Almost all groups of penguins live in the Southern Hemisphere, which is the bottom half of the Earth.
  • The Galápagos penguin is a penguin native to the Galápagos Islands. It is the only penguin found north of the equator.

17. Rooster

Common Rooster
White-Leghorn Rooster
Plymouth Rock Rooster
Black-Australorp Rooster
Rooster in Indian Languages
Hindi मुरग़ा  (Muraga)
Bengali গৃহপালিত মোরগ  (Gr̥hapālita mōraga)
Tamil சேவல்  (Cēval)
Kannada ಹುಂಜ  (Hun̄ja)
Marathi मुर्गा  (Murgā)
Rooster Video & Sound

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Rooster Crowing Video

Rooster Family with Chicks Video

Rooster Fight Video

Rooster Talking Points

3-4 yrs

  • A rooster is a male chicken and an adult female is called a “hen.”
  • Roosters are larger, usually more brightly colored, and have larger combs on top of their heads compared to hens.
  • Roosters are known for their “cock-a-doodle-doo” during dawn.

4-6 yrs

  • Adult male chickens are called “cocks” or “roosters” and adult females chickens as “hens”.
  • They are known for their fleshy combs, lobed wattles hanging below the beak and high-arched tails.
  • Roosters are often portrayed as crowing at the break of dawn (“cock-a-doodle-doo”).
  • Roosters are Omnivore. They peck at worms, fruit, grain, seeds, insects, snails, acorns, slugs and similar foods.

18. Hornbill

Great Indian Hornbill 
Knobbed Hornbill
Rufous Hornbill
Oriental Pied-Hornbill
Hornbill in Indian Languages
Hindi सींग का बना पक्षी  (Seeng ka bana pakshee)
Bengali শিংবিল পাখি  (Śimbila pākhi)
Tamil ஹார்ன்பில் பறவை  (Hārṉpil paṟavai)
Kannada ಹಾರ್ನ್ಬಿಲ್ ಹಕ್ಕಿ  (Hārnbil hakki)
Marathi हॉर्नबिल पक्षी  (Hŏrnabila pakṣī)
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3-4 yrs

  • The great hornbill is a large bird with a very large bright colored bill.
  • Their beak is shaped like a horn. Some beaks have an extra horn on top.
  • Their feathers are brown or black, usually with bold white markings.

4-6 yrs

  • Hornbills are typically large-headed, with thin necks, broad wings and long tails.
  • The plumage is brown or black, usually with bold white markings.
  • Great casques that form huge cylinders or, rhino-like horns decorate the heads of some species.
  • They are characterized by a long, down-curved beak which is brightly colored.
  • Hornbills are omnivorous birds, eating fruit, insects and small animals.
  • Hornbills possess binocular vision.
  • Hornbills nest in cavities, usually in large trees.
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19. Crane

Sandhill Crane
Indian Sarus Crane 
Black Crowned Crane
Siberian Crane
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Crane in Indian Languages
Hindi सारस  (Saaras)
Bengali বক  (Vaka)
Tamil கொக்கு  (Kokku)
Kannada ಕ್ರೇನ್ ಹಕ್ಕಿ  (Krēn hakki)
Marathi बगळा  (Bagula)
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3-4 yrs

  • Cranes are large birds with a long neck and legs.
  • They are usually brown, white, or gray in their color.
  • Cranes are social birds that live in large groups called flocks.

4-6 yrs

  • Cranes are large, long-legged and long-necked wading birds often considered the world’s tallest flying birds.
  • Cranes are social birds that live in large groups called flocks.
  • Being omnivores, they eat a range of items from small rodents, fish, amphibians and insects to grains and berries.
  • Cranes construct platform nests in shallow water.
  • Cranes can make sounds that are heard from far away.
  • Cranes dance special dances when they mate.
  • The Indian Crane commonly called “Sarus” is the tallest cranes at six feet. They are also the tallest flying bird in the world.

20. Ostrich

Common Ostrich
Red-necked Ostrich
Masai Ostrich
Ostrich in Indian Languages
Hindi शुतुरमुर्ग  (Shuturamurg)
Bengali গল  (Gala)
Tamil தீக்கோழி  (Tīkkōḻi)
Kannada ಉಷ್ಟ್ರಪಕ್ಷಿ  (Uṣṭrapakṣi)
Marathi शुतुरमुर्ग  (Śuturamurga)
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3-4 yrs

  • The ostrich is the largest bird in world.
  • Ostrich does have wings but it cannot fly, but they can run very fast.
  • It has long and skinny legs, a long neck and a pointed beak.
  • Group of Ostriches is called as a “Flock” or a “Herd”.
  • Egg of an ostrich is the largest in comparison to other birds.
  • Ostriches use their feet to kick the enemy; the kick of an ostrich can even kill a lion.

4-6 yrs

  • Ostrich is the largest living species of bird and lays the largest eggs of any living bird.
  • This flightless bird has a long, bare neck, long, sturdy legs and a bulky body covered with feathers.
  • Males and females have different coloured feathers – males sport black plumage with a white tail, and females are mostly brown.
  • Ostriches have powerful legs and clawed toes. Ostrich can run very fast.
  • Ostriches don’t bury their heads in the sand, but they do lie down with their heads against the ground when they feel threatened.
  • Ostriches live in groups, called herds.

21. Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker
Golden-backed woodpecker
Great Spotted Woodpecker
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3-4 yrs

  • Woodpeckers are small birds with very strong beaks.
  • They use their beaks for pecking holes in tree bark to find insects to eat.
  • Most woodpeckers live in forests, spending their lives mainly in trees.
  • They have super long tongues.

4-6 yrs

  • Woodpeckers have strong beaks for drilling and drumming on trees. They also have long sticky tongues for extracting food (insects and larvae).
  • In addition to their strong claws and feet, woodpeckers have short, strong legs.
  • They mostly nest and roost in holes that they excavate in tree trunks.
  • Woodpeckers are usually red, white, black and yellow in color.
  • Most woodpeckers eat insects, but some also feed on fruits and berries.

22. Turkey

Female wild Turkey
White Turkey
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3-4 yrs

  • Turkeys are big birds.
  • A male turkey is called a Tom or gobbler. A female turkey is called hen.
  • Male turkeys have a lobe of skin called a wattle that hangs down from the neck or chin.
  • A turkey has an excellent vision.
  • Turkey is kept as a pet for their meat.

4-6 yrs

  • The distinguishing features of the common turkey are a long red fleshy ornament (called a snood) that grows from the forehead over the beak, a fleshy wattle growing from the throat, black, hairlike feathers (known as a beard) projecting from the breast, and prominent leg spurs.
  • The wild turkey prefers woodlands near water. It eats seeds, insects, and an occasional frog or lizard.
  • Male turkeys are called “gobblers”, while female turkey are called “hens” and baby turkeys are called “poults”.
  • A turkey’s gender can be determined from its droppings–males produce spiral-shaped poop and female’s poop is shaped like the letter J.
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1 thought on “Birds Names in English: Pictures | Videos | Charts”

  1. It is a great resource for any bird lover out there. Just yesterday I saw a Cuckoo in my local woods which I was able to verify using this guide.

    Thanks, Ira!

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