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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 various birds in the Hindi language.
For more exposure to the language, a sentence usage section has also been provided. In this section, you can see how to use the Hindi names of birds in a sentence.
Hindi Names of Birds
|#||English Name||Hindi Name|
The parrot is called tota in Hindi.
English Sentence: A parrot can sometimes make you embarrassed.
Hindi Translation: Ek Tota kabhi-kabhi aapko sharminda kar sakta hai.
The noun used for "pigeon" in Hindi is kabootar.
English Sentence: I was feeding my pigeon.
Hindi Translation: Main apne kabootar ko chaara charaa rahaa tha.
The crow is called kaooyaa in Hindi.
English Sentence: The crow picked up a chapati from the plate.
Hindi Translation: Kaooyaa thaali mein se roti uthaa kar le geya.
The small, cute sparrow bird is called chiriyaa in Hindi.
English Sentence: A sparrow alighted on the branch.
Hindi Translation: Ek Chiriyaa shakhaa par utar aayi.
The Hindi noun for the peacock, the national bird of India, is mor.
English Sentence: A peacock was dancing in the field.
Hindi Translation: Khet mein ek mor naach raha thaa.
The white swan is called hans in Hindi.
English Sentence: The swan is a beautiful bird.
Hindi Translation: Hans ek sundar pakshi hai.
The Hindi name for "owl" is ulloo. This bird name is also used as a slang for "moron" in Hindi.
English Sentence: The owl can be seen at night only.
Hindi Translation: Ulloo keval raat ko hee dekha jaa sakta hai.
The Hindi name for nightingale is koyal.
English Sentence: The nightingale was anciently selected as the best example of a perfect singer.
Hindi Translation: Purane zamane mein Koyal ko sabse bariya gaayak maana jaata tha.
The beautiful duck is called batakh in Hindi.
English Sentence: We saw a duck in the pond.
Hindi Translation: Hamne taalaab mein ek Batakh dekhi.
The Hindi name for "cock" is murga.
English Sentence: The cock whistles in the morning.
Hindi Translation: Murga subah uth kar baang deta hai.
The Hindi name for an eagle is cheel.
English Sentence: The eagle flies very high.
Hindi Translation: Cheel bahut oonchaa urti hai.
The hawk is called baaz in Hindi.
English Sentence: A hawk was hovering around the hill.
Hindi Translation: Pahaar ke ird-gird ek Baaz mandraa raha tha.
The noun for "quail" in Hindi is bater.
English Sentence: We saw some quails in the woods.
Hindi Translation: Hambe jungle mein kuch Bater dekhe.
The Hindi name for the flamingo is raajhans.
English Sentence: I love to see the flamingo.
Hindi Translation: Mujhe Raajhans dekhna bahut pasand hai.
The partridge is called titar in Hindi.
English Sentence: An adult partridge can weigh about 16 ounces.
Hindi Translation: Ek vayasak Titar ka bhaar lagbhag 16 ons ho sakta hai.
The ostrich is called shaturmurgh in Hindi.
English Sentence: The ostrich is the national bird of Australia.
Hindi Translation: Shaturmurgh Australia kaa raashtriya pakshi hai.
The vulture is called gidh in Hindi.
English Sentence: The vulture is a carnivorous creature.
Hindi Translation: Gidh ek maansbhakshi jeev hai.
The Hindi name for woodpecker is hudhud.
English Sentence: The woodpecker pecked a hole in the tree.
Hindi Translation: Hudhud ne per mein ek shed kiya.
19. White-breasted Waterhen
The white-breasted waterhen is called jalmurgi in Hindi.
English Sentence: It is very difficult task to catch a white-breasted waterhen.
Hindi Translation: Ek Jalmurgi ko pakar paana bahut mushkil kaam hai.
The magpie is called adhela in Hindi.
English Sentence: Up in a nearby tree, we saw the magpie.
Hindi Translation: Paas hee ek per ke upar hamne Adhela dekha.
The Hindi name for swallow is abaabeel.
English Sentence: The swallow is the national bird of Austria.
Hindi Translation: Abaabeel Austria kaa rashtriya pakshi hai.
The crane is called saaras in Hindi.
English Sentence: We saw a beautiful crane at the bank of the river.
Hindi Translation: Hamne nadi ke kinare par ek sundar Saaras dekha.
The myna is called maina in Hindi.
English Sentence: This Myna is smart.
Hindi Translation: Yeh Maina chatur hai.
The Hindi name for "stork" is bagula.
English Sentence: The stork can eat fish.
Hindi Translation: Bagula machhli khaa sakta hai.
The Hindi name for "cockatoo: is kaakaatuaa.
English Sentence: The streaked hair of the cockatoo makes it different from other birds.
Hindi Translation: Kaakaatua ke rekhadaar baal isse baaki pakshiyon se alag banate hain.
It's the quiz time!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is the Hindi name for sparrow?
- ......................... is the Hindi name for quail.
- Flamingo is called raajhans in Hindi.
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