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20 Bird Names in French With English Translations

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This article provides information about the names of 20 different types of birds in French.

This article provides information about the names of 20 different types of birds in French.

Birds are an integral part of human life. When a child starts going to school, they will definitely be taught the different bird names.

Here you will learn about the nouns used for different birds in the French language. The French names for birds have been provided alongside their English meanings to help English readers learn them.

20 bird names in French with English translations.

Bird Name in English Bird Name in French

Parrot

Perroquet

Pigeon

Pigeon

Crow

Corbeau

Sparrow

Moineau

Peacock

Paon

Swan

Cygne

Owl

Hibou

Nightingale

Rossignol

Duck

Canard

Hen

Poule

Eagle

Aigle

Hawk

Faucon

Quail

Caille

Flamingo

Flamant

Partridge

Perdrix

Ostrich

Autruche

Vulture

Vautour

Magpie

Pie

Myna

Myna

Stork

Cigogne

The French word for bird is oiseau.

1. Parrot

The French word for parrot is perroquet.

2. Pigeon

The French name for pigeon is pigeon.

3. Crow

The word crow translates to corbeau in French.

4. Sparrow

The small, cute sparrow bird is called moineau in French.

5. Peacock

The word peacock translates to paon in French.

6. Swan

The word swan translates to cygne in French.

7. Owl

The owl is called hibou in French.

8. Nightingale

The French word for nightingale is ressignol.

9. Duck

The French name for duck is canard.

10. Hen

The hen has the name poule in French.

11. Eagle

The name for the eagle in French is aigle.

12. Hawk

The word hawk translates to faucon in French.

13. Quail

The French word for quail is caille.

14. Flamingo

The French word for flamingo is flamant.

15. Partridge

The partridge is called perdrix in French.

16. Ostrich

The French name for ostrich is autruche.

17. Vulture

The French name for vulture is vautour.

18. Magpie

The name for the magpie in French is pie.

19. Myna

The French word for myna is myna.

20. Stork

The French word for stork is cigogne.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the French name for the parrot?
    • Perroquet
    • Corbeau
  2. What would you call a vulture in the French language?
    • Vautour
    • Pie
  3. What is the French name for the partridge?
    • Perdrix
    • Flamant
  4. What is the name for the quail in French?
    • Caille
    • Faucon
  5. What would you call a duck in the French language?
    • Canard
    • Hibou
  6. The hen is called poule in French.
    • True
    • False
  7. The French name for the nightingale is ressignol.
    • True
    • False
  8. The peacock is called paon in French.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Perroquet
  2. Vautour
  3. Perdrix
  4. Caille
  5. Canard
  6. True
  7. True
  8. True

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