Birds of Bangladesh

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The bird is one of the most beautiful creatures of a country. Their sound, color, appearance and behavior are so amazing that none can stop loving them. The Kingfisher, dove, finches, robin birds etc. are the most exotic birds. They have friends, family and human community to take care and save them.

Oriental Magpie Robin (Copsychus saularis): Magpie Robin is a beautiful and mild natured common bird of Bangladesh, locally known as Doyel. They are largely found in rural and urban areas of the region. Mainly it lives on insects. It is the National Bird of Bangladesh.

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus): The house sparrow is a common bird of Bangladesh. It is abundantly found in rural areas. It lives on insects and food grains. It makes nests in straw made houses for breeding.

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis): Myna is one of the most popular bird in Bangladesh. It is widely known as a talking bird. It can copy the voice of a man. It lives on insects, ripe fruits and food grains. It is mostly found in the domestic areas, field and on the bank of rivers.

Tailorbird (Orthotomus sutorius):  Tailorbirds are small birds widely found in Bangladesh, commonly known as songbird, found in the forest and gardens.  They are usually brightly colored with green, gray and yellow-white. They have short rounded wings, short tails and strong legs and long curved bills.

Black Drongo (Dicrurus macrocercus): The black drongo is a small black bird with a distinctive forked tail. It has aggressive behavior towards larger birds. It mostly lives on insects and found sitting on the trees, cows, goats and buffaloes.

Bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus): This is a very common bird in Bangladesh, largely found in the hilly areas, forests, domestic areas also on the small trees around the ponds. It lives on fruits and small insects.

Jungle Babbler (Turdoides striata): The babblers are gray colored bird live in a small group of six to twelve in numbers. They are also known as seven brothers, found everywhere in Bangladesh.

White-Breasted Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrensis): The kingfisher is commonly found sitting on the tree by the side of the river or pond. It lives on tiny fish. It has a white throat and red bleak.

Purple-Rumped Sunbird (Nectarinia zeylonica):  They are tiny at less than 10 cm long. The purple-rumped sunbirds are a common resident breeder in Bangladesh. They are found in a variety of habitats with trees, including scrub and cultivated lands and are usually absent from dense forest. They are active in flitting around and making a quiet chirping noise.

Rufous Tree-pie (Dendrocitta vagabunda): The rufous Tree-pie: It is a member of the crow family. The bird has a brown & gray body and a long tail. The bird is commonly found in agricultural areas, gardens and bamboo forests.

Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus): The golden oriole is also one of the most popular birds in Bangladesh. It has yellowtail and is well known for her sweet melodious voice. It is found over the big trees near the human habitation. It sings in different voices in different seasons.


Abu Zafar

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