Names Of Birds: Alphabetical List Of 600 Scientific & Common Names

Names Of Birds

There are thousands of different species of birds from all across the world.

For each of these species of bird, there are a scientific, common and fun birds names you could choose to give them.

So we have decided to produce the complete alphabetical names of birds list, including their scientific names, common names and some of the more fun names that you could give to a pet bird.

Bird Names Beginning With A

  • Abert’s Towhee (Alice)
  • Acadian Flycatcher (Aimee)
  • Acorn Woodpecker (Aiden)
  • Alder Flycatcher (Alywn)
  • Aleutian Tern (Alister)
  • Allen’s Hummingbird (Athena)
  • Altamira Oriole (Ariana)
  • American Dipper (Angel)
  • Ancient Murrelet (Aristotle)
  • Antillean Nighthawk (Attila)
  • Aquatic Warbler (Apollo)
  • Arctic Skua (Adam)
  • Arctic Tern (Alisha)
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher (Abbey)
  • Avocet (Artemis)

Bird Names Beginning With B

  • Bachman’s Sparrow (Brynn)
  • Bald Eagle (Briony)
  • Baltimore Oriole (Bessie)
  • Bananaquit (Benjamina)
  • Band-tailed Pigeon (Bagel)
  • Bank Swallow (Billie)
  • Barn Owl (Brian)
  • Barnacle Goose (Brittany)
  • Bell’s Vireo (Boris)
  • Belted Kingfisher (Brody)
  • Bicknell’s Thrush (Benny)
  • Black Rosy-Finch (Boston)
  • Black-billed Magpie (Baxter)
  • Blue Jay (Bingley)
  • Blue-footed Booby (Barnaby)
  • Bobolink (Bilbo)
  • Broad-winged Hawk (Barbie)
  • Bufflehead (Bellatrix)

Bird Names Beginning With C

  • Cactus Wren (Christopher)
  • California Condor (Caspian)
  • Canada Warbler (Carly)
  • Canvasback (Catherine)
  • Canyon Towhee (Callie)
  • Carolina Chickadee (Courtney)
  • Cattle Egret (Cillian)
  • Cedar Waxwing (Corinne)
  • Chihuahuan Raven (Carina)
  • Cinnamon Teal (Cody)
  • Cliff Sparrow (Colin)
  • Common Sandpiper (Christian)
  • Cory’s Shearwater (Cerys)
  • Curve-billed Thrasher (Chloe)

Bird Names Beginning With D

  • Dark-eyed Junco (Diana)
  • Dickcissel (Damon)
  • Double-crested Cormorant (Destiny)
  • Dovekie (Daniel)
  • Downy Woodpecker (Dillon)
  • Dunlin (Dita)
  • Dusky Flycatcher (Dominic)

Bird Names Beginning With E

  • Eared Grebe (Ellis)
  • Eastern Bluebird (Eleanor)
  • Eastern Meadowlark (Effie)
  • Elegant Tern (Emilia)
  • Elf Owl (Elijah)
  • Emperor Goose (Ethan)
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove (Ezra)
  • European Starling (Eve)
  • Evening Grosbeak (Edward)

Bird Names Beginning With F

  • Falcated Teal (Freddie)
  • Ferruginous Hawk (Florence)
  • Field Sparrow (Freya)
  • Fish Crow (Felix)
  • Five-striped Sparrow (Fergus)
  • Flammulated Owl (Flossie)
  • Florida Scrub-Jay (Felicity)
  • Fork-tailed Flycatcher (Finnegan)
  • Forster’s Tern (Fernando)
  • Fox Sparrow (Finley)
  • Franklin’s Gull (Forrest)
  • Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Fortune)

Bird Names Beginning With G

  • Gadwall (Grace)
  • Gambel’s Quail (Gaston)
  • Gilded Flicker (Gabbie)
  • Glaucous Gull (Gibson)
  • Glossy Ibis (Ginny)
  • Golden Eagle (Gadriel)
  • Grasshopper Sparrow (George)
  • Gray Partridge (Gerry)
  • Great Blue Heron (Gregory)
  • Greater Flamingo (Ghost)
  • Green Kingfisher (Griselda)
  • Gull-billed Turn (Geoffrey)

Bird Names Beginning With H

  • Hairy Woodpecker (Hagrid)
  • Hammond’s Flycatcher (Herman)
  • Harlequin Duck (Hunter)
  • Harris’s Hawk (Hillary)
  • Heermann’s Gull (Hailey)
  • Henslow’s Sparrow (Harry)
  • Hermit Thrush (Hugo)
  • Herring Gull (Hermione)
  • Hoary Redpoll (Holly)
  • Hooded Warbler (Hattie)
  • Hook-billed Kite (Hamish)
  • Horned Lark (Homer)
  • House Finch (Harper)
  • Hudsonian Godwit (Holden)
  • Hutton’s Vireo (Hannah)

Bird Names Beginning With I

  • Iago Sparrow (Isla)
  • Ibadan Malimbe (Ioan)
  • Ibisbill (India)
  • Iceland Gull (Isabel)
  • Icterine Greenbul (Ibraham)
  • Imperial Heron (Idris)
  • Inca Dove (Isaac)
  • Indian Bushlark (Ievan)
  • Indigo Bunting (Ivy)
  • Island Canary (Igor)
  • Ivory Gull (Imogen)

Bird Names Beginning With J

  • Jabiru (Jasmine)
  • Jackal Buzzard (Jamie)
  • Jacky Winter (Jackson)
  • Jacobin Cuckoo (Jake)
  • Jamaican Blackbird (Jemima)
  • Jambu Fruit Dove (Jamila)
  • James’s Flamingo (Joshua)
  • Jandaya Parakeet (Joy)
  • Japanese Bush Warbler (Jessica)
  • Java Hawk Eagle (Julia)
  • Javanese Lapwing (Jenson)
  • Jerdon’s Babbler (Joseph)
  • Jet Antbird (Jade)
  • Johanna’s Sunbird (Joan)
  • Jungle Bush Quail (Jennifer)
  • Juniper Titmouse (Justin)

Bird Names Beginning With K

  • Kadavu Fantail (Kaiden)
  • Kagu (Keiron)
  • Kai Coucal (Kyle)
  • Kaka (Keira)
  • Kalij Pheasant (Kate)
  • Karoo Bustard (Karis)
  • Kashmir Flycatcher (Kaitlyn)
  • Kawall (Kara)
  • Kentucky Warbler (Kylie)
  • Kenya Violet-backed Sunbird (Kevin)
  • Kestrel (Kez)
  • Key West Pigeon (Kayleigh)
  • King Vulture (Kyra)
  • Klaas’s Cuckoo (Kitty)
  • Knobbed Hornbill (Kacey)

Bird Names Beginning With L

  • Labrador Duck (Lady)
  • Laced Woodpecker (Leon)
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Lacie)
  • Laggar Falcon (Lewis)
  • Lake Duck (Lily)
  • Lance-tailed Manakin (Lola)
  • Lanceolated Warbler (Logan)
  • Lapland Bunting (Lucas)
  • Lapwing (Lucian)
  • Lark Sparrow (Lucy)
  • Latham’s Snipe (Lexi)
  • Laughing Kookaburra (Lottie)
  • Lava Gull (Liam)
  • Laurel Pigeon (Lauren)
  • Laysan Crake (Lawrence)
  • Liberian Greenbul (Lake)
  • Lilac Kingfisher (Llywen)
  • Little Grassbird (Lillian)
  • Loggerhead Kingbird (Lizzie)
  • Long-billed Corella (Lavender)
  • Lowland Akalat (Louis)
  • Luzon Hornbill (Lara)

Bird Names Beginning With M

  • Macaroni Penguin (Maximus)
  • Maccoa Duck (Mathilda)
  • Macconnell’s Flycatcher (Maynard)
  • Mackinnon’s Shrike (Madeleine)
  • Madagascar Blue Pigeon (Millie)
  • Magnificent Hummingbird (Mickey)
  • Magpie Starling (Mona)
  • Malabar Grey-Hornbill (Mason)
  • Malayan Peacock-Pheasant (Masie)
  • Mali Firefinch (Matthew)
  • Manchurian Bush-Warbler (Minnie)
  • Mandarin Duck (Mia)
  • Mangrove Cuckoo (Megan)
  • Marbled Honeyeater (Mollie)
  • Mascarene Parrot (Michael)
  • Melodious Blackbird (Maya)
  • Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Mohammed)
  • Mississippi Kite (Milo)
  • Mottled Owl (Maria)

Bird Names Beginning With N

  • Nacunda Nighthawk (Noah)
  • Narrow-billed Antwren (Niamh)
  • New Britain Kingfisher (Nathalie)
  • New Guinea Babbler (Nate)
  • Newton’s Parakeet (Nicole)
  • Nicaraguan Seed Finch (Nala)
  • Nile Valley Sunbird (Nellie)
  • Nilgiri Wood Pigeon (Nadeem)
  • Noisy Miner (Neil)
  • Northern Bentbill (Noel)
  • Nubian Woodpecker (Nancy)
  • Nyzana Swift (Nadiya)

Bird Names Beginning With O

  • Oasis Hummingbird (Ophelia)
  • Obi Woodcock (Oliver)
  • Obscure Honeyeater (Olivia)
  • Ocellated Crake (Otis)
  • Ochraceous Attila (Ovid)
  • Ochre-bellied Hawk Owl (Olive)
  • Olivaceous Greenlet (Ocean)
  • Olive Flyrobin (Octavia)
  • Orange Bullfinch (Odin)
  • Orchard Oriole (Olga)
  • Oriental Honey-Buzzard (Olympia)
  • Ornate Fruit Dove (Orlando)
  • Osprey (Orchid)
  • Ostrich (Orion)

Bird Names Beginning With P

  • Pacific Flatbill (Penelope)
  • Painted Bush Quail (Paddy)
  • Palau Bush Warbler (Porter)
  • Palawan Blue-Flycatcher (Patricia)
  • Pale Chanting-Goshawk (Poppy)
  • Pallas’s Cormorant (Phoebe)
  • Pallid Spinetail (Paige)
  • Palm Tanager (Patrick)
  • Panama Flycatcher (Polly)
  • Papuan Srcubwren (Paris)
  • Paradise Riflebird (Peter)
  • Parakeet Auklet (Philippa)
  • Pearly-breasted Conebill (Pixie)
  • Pemba Sunbird (Payton)
  • Peninsular Yellowthroat (Pablo)
  • Peruvian Diving Petrel (Pamela)
  • Pheasant Coucal (Panashe)
  • Philippine Eagle-Owl (Parker)
  • Pied Heron (Paradise)
  • Pin-tailed Sandgrouse (Pauline)
  • Pink-throated Becard (Pretty)

Bird Names Beginning With Q

  • Quail-plover (Quasim)
  • Quebracho Crested Tinamou (Queenie)
  • Queen Victoria Riflebird (Quentin)

Bird Names Beginning With R

  • Racket-tailed Treepie (Ruby)
  • Rainbow-bearded Hornbill (Rose)
  • Ramsay’s Woodpecker (Riley)
  • Raso Lark (Rocco)
  • Razor-billed Curassow (Ryan)
  • Red Collared-Dove (Rory)
  • Red-masked Conure (Rebecca)
  • Reed Warbler (Reece)
  • Regent Parrot (Reuben)
  • Rennell Shrikebill (Richard)
  • Reunion Starling (Robbie)
  • Ring-necked Gull (Rachel)
  • Ringed Storm-Petrel (Rowan)
  • Rio de Janeiro Antwren (Rolo)
  • River Lapwing (Robyn)
  • Robust Woodpecker (Ruth)
  • Rock Nuthatch (Raphael)
  • Rose-breasted Chat (Ronan)
  • Rough-legged Buzzard (Ritchie)
  • Royal Albatross (Roxie)
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Rufus)
  • Ruddy Crake (Rachelle)
  • Ruffed Grouse (Raegan)
  • Russet Hawk-Owl (Raheem)
  • Rusty Thicketbird (Rami)

Bird Names Beginning With S

  • Sabine’s Gull (Sophia)
  • Sacred Kingfisher (Sabrina)
  • Saddle-billed Stork (Seth)
  • Saffron Finch (Shawn)
  • Sage Sparrow (Sinitta)
  • Saker Falcon (Sandy)
  • Salvadori Fig Parrot (Scarlett)
  • Samoan Fantail (Samuel)
  • San Cristobal Mockingbird (Sienna)
  • Sand Partridge (Sarah)
  • Sandford White-eye (Summer)
  • Santa Cruz Jay (Sebastian)
  • Santa Marta Woodstar (Seren)
  • Sao Paulo Tyrannulet (Sammy)
  • Sapphire-bellied Hummingbird (Stannis)
  • Savannah Hawk (Skye)
  • Scaled Woodcreeper (Scotty)
  • Scarlet-breasted Fruit Dove (Sonny)
  • Scrub Warbler (Saffron)
  • Semicollared Hawk (Shannon)
  • Seven Islands Thrush (Simba)
  • Seychelles Blue Pigeon (Solomon)
  • Sharp-billed Grass-Tyrant (Sydney)
  • Shelley’s Eagle-Owl (Simon)
  • Short-billed Pigeon (Samera)
  • Silver-backed Needletail (Shelby)
  • Slender-billed Nightingale Thrush (Savannah)
  • Snow-capped Manakin (Spencer)
  • South American Tern (Stephen)
  • Speckled Mousebird (Sabir)

Bird Names Beginning With T

  • Tahiti Reed-Warbler (Timothy)
  • Talaud Kingfisher (Tasha)
  • Tambourine Dove (Tatiana)
  • Tanna Ground-Dove (Tanya)
  • Tasmanian Thornbill (Tabitha)
  • Tawny Owl (Toto)
  • Tennessee Warbler (Thomas)
  • Thick-billed Raven (Tyler)
  • Tibetan Eared-Pheasant (Theo)
  • Timor Friarbird (Toni)
  • Toco Toucan (Tillie)
  • Tonga Whistler (Taylor)
  • Treefern Flyeater (Teigan)
  • Tropical Mockingbird (Tammy)
  • Tufted Puffin (Teddy)
  • Turquoise Parakeet (Travis)

Bird Names Beginning With U

  • Ultramarine Flycatcher (Uma)
  • Undulated Tinamou (Ursula)
  • Unicolored Blackbird (Ulrika)
  • Uniform Treehunter (Uzair)
  • Upland Goose (Ulysses)
  • Ural Owl (Uriah)

Bird Names Beginning With V

  • Variable Antshrike (Victoria)
  • Vaurie’s Nightjar (Valerie)
  • Vegetarian Tree Finch (Violet)
  • Velvet-fronted Grackle (Victor)
  • Venezuelan Flowerpiercer (Vanessa)
  • Vermilion Tanager (Vaughn)
  • Vesper Sparrow (Valentino)
  • Village Indigobird (Veronica)
  • Violet Turaco (Vicky)
  • Volcano Junco (Vienna)

Bird Names Beginning With W

  • Wake Island Rail (William)
  • Wallacean Drongo (Willow)
  • Warbling Antbird (Woody)
  • Wattled Ibis (Winnie)
  • Wedge-tailed Grass Finch (Wade)
  • West Peruvian Screech-Owl (Walter)
  • Whale-headed Stork (Warwick)
  • Whistling Warbler (Wendy)
  • White Woodpecker (Wes)
  • Whooping Crane (Wilfred)
  • Willow Flycatcher (Waseem)
  • Wood Thrush (Winston)
  • Wreathed Hornbill (Winona)

Bird Names Beginning With X

  • Xantus Becard (Xander)
  • Xantus Hummingbird (Xavier)
  • Xolmis Dominicanus (Xena)

Bird Names Beginning With Y

  • Yamdena Warbler (Yasmin)
  • Yellow Canary (Yates)
  • Yellow-footed Honeyguide (Yolanda)
  • Yemen Linnet (Youssef)
  • Yucatan Wren (Yvette)

Bird Names Beginning With Z

  • Zapata Rail (Zoya)
  • Zebra Dove (Zarah)
  • Zigzag Heron (Zachariah)
  • Zimmer Tapaculo (Zoey)
  • Zoothera Mendeni (Zayn)

Summary

We hope you enjoyed this A-Z names of birds list.

From Alice all the way to Zayn, we have many titles from every letter in the alphabet, as well as the scientific names of birds from around the world.

If you had a favorite moniker from this list, then we would love to know – let us know in the comments.

Also, if you know the names of any birds that didn’t appear on our extensive list, then feel free to add them below.

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David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 50,000 people choose the best name for their pet.

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