National Bird of all European Countries

Each country has a distinct flag and some national symbols. Many countries declare one bird as their national birds. Many countries do not declare any bird as a national bird. There is no rule that a national bird must be declared. Many countries declare a national bird as a national symbol, historical part of tradition and familiarity.

National Bird of all European Countries

In the geographical boundaries of the Europe continent, there are Fifty Internationally recognized country. Each of them has its own flag and national emblem. Of these fifty countries, thirteen countries have officially declared national birds, nine countries have unofficial national birds, and the remaining twenty-eight countries have neither official nor unofficial national birds. However, different birds are considered as national birds based on the culture, tradition, history, religion, politics, national symbols and availability of those countries. In this post, we will discuss the names of national birds of all European countries.

Austria    

Barn Swallow is the official national bird of Austria.

Common Name: Barn Swallow

Scientific Name: Hirrundo rustica

Official Status: No

Barn Swallow
Barn Swallow the national bird of Austria

Azerbaijan  

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the European Roller is the national bird of Azerbaijan.

Scientific Name:

Coracias garrulus

Official Status:

No.

European Roller the national bird of Azerbaijan

Albania

Golden Eagle is the officially national bird of Albania.

Scientific Name:

Aquila chrysaetos

Official Status:

Yes.

Golden Eagle the national bird of Albania

Andorra

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the Bearded Vulture is the national bird of Andorra.

Common Name: Bearded Vulture

Scientific Name: Gypaetus barbatus

Official Status: No.

Bearded Vulture the national bird of Andorra

Armenia

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the Golden Eagle is the national bird of Armenia.

Common Name: Golden Eagle.

Scientific Name:  Aquila chrysaetos

Official Status: No

Golden Eagle
Golden Eagle, the national bird of Armenia

Belarus                      

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the White Stork is the national bird of Belarus.

Common Name: White Storke

Scientific Name: Ciconia ciconia

Official Status: No

White Stork
White Stork

Belgium

Common Kestrel is officially the national bird of Belgium.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina does not have an official or unofficial bird. However, since one of their stamps has a picture of a golden eagle, many people think that the golden eagle is their national bird.

Bulgaria                                 

The Bulgaria does not an official or unofficial national bird. Many people consider the Levant sparrow hawk as a national birds of Bulgaria.

Croatia                     

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Common Nightingale is the national bird of Croatia.

Cyprus                               

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the Cyprus Warbler is the national bird of Cyprus.

Czech Republic                

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Common Kingfisher is the national bird of Czech Republic.

Denmark       

In 1960, Denmark officially declared the Eurasian Skylark as their national bird. Later in 1984 it was changed and the Mite Swan was declared as their national bird.   

Estonia         

Barn Swallow is the officially national bird of Estonia.

Finland             

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Whooper Swan is the national bird of Finland.

France                              

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Gallic Rooster is the national bird of France and it’s also there national emblem.

Georgia    

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the Common Pheasant is the national bird of Georgia.                

Germany      

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Golden Eagle is the national bird of Germany.

Greece        

Phoenix is the mythological and historical birds of Greece. At present the little owl has been considered the national bird of Greece.

Hungary          

The turul is a mythological and historical birds of Hungary. At Present the Saker Falcon is the official national birds of Hungary.

Iceland                   

Gyrfalcon is officially the national bird of Iceland.

Ireland   

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Northern Lapwing is the national bird of Ireland.

Italy      

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Italian Sparrow is the national bird of Italy.

Kazakhstan          

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the Eagle is the national bird of Kazakhstan.

Latvia                      

White Wagtail is officially the national bird of Latvia.

Liechtenstein         

Liechtenstein does not have a national bird, but its stamps feature an eagle.

Lithuania           

White Stork is officially the national bird of Lithuania.

Luxembourg       

Goldcrest is officially the national bird of Luxembourg.

Malta     

Black Rock Thrush is officially the national bird of Malta.

Moldova             

There is no officially or unofficially recognized national bird, but many people consider the White Stork is the national bird of Moldova.

Monaco     

Monaco has not declared any bird as its national bird. However, many consider the Lesser Gray Shrike to be the unofficial national birds of Monaco.

Montenegro           

Montenegro has not declared any bird as its national bird. Their national flag and coat of arms feature a double-headed eagle. Many also consider the eagle and the white stork as their national birds.    

Netherland           

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the Black-tailed Godwit is the national bird of Netherland.

North Macedonia                 

No Official or Unofficial bird has been declared. However, many consider the Demoiselle crane as the national birds of North Macedonia.

Norway                                      

White-throated Dipper is officially the national bird of Norway.

Poland                                          

White-Tailed Eagle is officially the national bird of Poland.

Portugal                                

Portugal does not have its own national bird, but the Barcelos rooster is their national iconic symbol.

Romania  

There is No Official or Unofficial bird has been declared. However, many consider the Great White Pelican or Golden Eagle as the national birds of Romania.   

Russia        

There is no official or unofficial national bird of Russia but the double-headed eagle is the national emblem of Russia.

San Marino         

There is No Official or Unofficial bird has been declared. However, many consider the Peregrine Falcon as the national birds of San Marino.     

Serbia          

Officially, there are two national birds of Serbia. One is an Eastern Imperial Eagle, and the other is Griffon Vulture.

Slovakia      

No official or unofficial bird has been declared. However many consider the Golden Eagle or Eurasian hobby as the National bird of Slovakia.

Slovenia  

No official or unofficial national bird has been declared but many consider the Ural Owl is the National bird of Slovenia.

Spain           

There are No Official or Unofficial bird has been declared. However, many consider the Spanish Imperial Eagle as the national birds of Spain.              

Sweden      

No Official or Unofficial bird has been declared. Many consider the Eurasian Blackbird as the national birds of Sweden.

Switzerland  

No Official or Unofficial bird has been declared. Many consider the Turaco as the national birds of Switzerland.

Turkey    

There are no officially national birds but unofficially the Redwing is consider as the national birds of Turkey.

Ukraine     

There is no officially recognized national bird, but unofficially the White Stork is the national bird of Ukraine.

United Kingdom    

Robin is the national bird of United kingdom.

Vatican City

There is no official national bird, but many consider the pigeon or dove to be the national bird of the Vatican as a symbol of holiness.

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