Name the National Bird of India

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

The national bird of India is the Peacock. The beautiful bird was given this title in 1963 by the Government of India. The scientific name of the bird is Pavo Cristatus. It is one of the rare male birds in the world that is so visually attractive and can be easily recognised because of its unique looks.


The national bird of India is the Peacock

Peacock also has significance in the Hindu religion as the popular God Lord Krishna is depicted with a Peacock feather in his diadem. Peacock is also believed to be the God of thunder and rains in Hindi mythology. Moreover, the Peacock feather is also seen as a symbol of intelligence, elegance, and beauty.


Name the National Bird of India

Can you name the national bird of India? The answer is Peacock. Peacock is a unique male bird that has stunningly vibrant looks. The bird was declared the national bird of India in 1963 and has huge significance in Hindu culture and mythology. It is most commonly seen depicted on Lord Krishna’s diadem and is also the symbol of intelligence, beauty and elegance.


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