It seems that Wikipedia has a list of national birds,
which I ran into pretty much by accident.
The list doesn't seem quite complete — Uzbekistan is
missing, for example. Other countries, such as Ireland,
Russia, and China, don't seem to have settled on a national
bird yet. Egypt doesn't have a national bird yet, either;
which given their history you think would be a no-brainer
— either the falcon/hawk (Ra/Horus), or the ibis
(Thoth). And a few of the ones listed below (Australia,
Romania) are "unofficial" or "proposed."
Anyway. Here are a few countries and their birds.
Australia — Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae)
Austria, Germany, Kazakhstan, Mexico
— Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador
— Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus)
Denmark — Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
El Salvador, Nicaragua
— Turquoise-browed Motmot (Eumomota superciliosa)
I've always liked colorful little birds like
hummingbirds, so I think this might be my
Guatemala — Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno)
Another magnificant looking bird.
India — Blue Indian Peacock male (Pavo cristatus)
Israel — Hoopoe (Upupa epops major)
Romania — White Pelican (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
Singapore — Crimson Sunbird (Aethopyga siparaja)
Another small beauty.
Trinidad — Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)
United Kingdom — European Robin (Erithacus rubecula)
If there is a bird you particularly like, please
feel free to leave a photo in the Comments.