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Vocabulary in Hindi – Birds Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Hindi Language

Today, I have the vocabulary of birds for our Hindi learners. In  Hindi,  bird(s) are called पक्षी (Pakshi). Some of the birds which are not from India are usually spelled in the same way they are spelled in English. The romanized spellings are given in the bracket after the Hindi word.


In the end, there is some vocabulary which is common to many birds.

English Hindi
1. Eagle गस्र्ड (Garud)
2. Duck बतख (Batakh)
3. Owl उल्लू (Ulu)
4. Falcon बाज़ (Baajh)
5. Pheasant तीतर (Titar)
6. Swan हंस (Hans)
7. Vulture  गिद्ध (Gidh)
8. Rooster  मुर्गा (Murga)
9. Canary  कनारी (Kanaari)
10. Crow  कौआ (Kauwa)
11. Cuckoo  कोयल (Koyal)
12. Nightingale  बुलबुल (Bulbul)
13. Parrot  तोता (Tota)
14. Peacock  मोर (Mor)
15. Egret  इग्रेट (Egret)
16. Sparrow  गौरैया (Gorayia)
17. Woodpecker  कठ फोडवा (Kath Phodwa)
18. Ostrich  शुतुर मुर्ग (Shutur Murg)
19. Myna  मैना (Myna)
20. Kingfisher  किंगफ़िशर (Kingfisher)
21. Cormorant  जलकाग (Jalkaag)
22. Pelican  हवासील (Havaasil)
23. Stork  सारस (Saaras)
24. Heron  बगला (Bagla)
25. Albatross अल्बाट्रोस (Albatross)
26. Chick चूजा (Chuza)
27. Dove कबूतर (Kabutar)
28. Flamingo राजहंस (Rajhans)
29. Fowl पक्षी (Pakshi)
30. Goose हंस (Hans)
31. Hawk बाज़ (Baaz)
32. Hen मुर्गी (Murgi)
33. Kiwi कीवी (Kiwi)
34. Loon जल पक्षी (Jal Pakshi)
35. Mocking bird नकलची चिड़िया (Nakalachi Chidiya)
36. Macaw बहुरंगी तोता (bahurangi Tauta)
37. Parakeet तोता (Tauta)
38. Peafowl मोर (Maur)
39. Pelican हवासील (Havaasil)
40. Penguin पेंगुइन (Penguin)
41. Pigeon कबूतर (Kabutar)
42. Quail बटेर (bataer)
43. Starling मैना (Maena)
45. Stork सारस (Saaras)
46. Swan हंस (Hans)


Related Common Vocabulary:

English  Hindi
1. tail पूंछ
2. wing, feather पंख
3. beak चोंच
4. egg अंडा
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Nitin Kumar is a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. His education qualification include Masters in Robotics and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working in the Research and Development in Robotics in Germany. He is avid language learner with varied level of proficiency in English, German, Spanish, and Japanese. He wish to learn French one day. His passion for languages motivated him to share his mother tongue, Hindi, and culture and traditions associated with its speakers. He has been working with Transparent Language since 2010 and has written over 430 blogs on various topics on Hindi language and India, its culture and traditions. He is also the Administrator for Hindi Facebook page which has a community of over 330,000 members.


  1. Raman:

    Whats the meaning of ‘Sayad’ !

  2. sarthak patel:

    need infornmation about vulture

  3. hardi gohil:

    i m hardi studying in 7th standard, please send me details in hindi language of birds live in out of cage.
    Thanks in advance.

  4. Amulya Pandit:

    Please note (1) Egret is Bagula in Hindi and (2) Dove is Ghughi in hindi.

    बगुला और घुग्घी

  5. proves:

    this is very useful.

  6. nkg:

    good & helpful

  7. rex suraj:


  8. Aman:

    pls tell me tatiri english name

  9. David Isaacs:

    Dove is Fakhta NOT Kabutar

  10. Kanchipuram shivarajan:

    Acchaa hy upayogiii hy