Common Birds in Mandarin

Birds are admired throughout the world for their beauty and grace. This vocabulary list will help you learn the names of common birds in Mandarin Chinese. Each entry has an audio file for listening and pronunciation practice.
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Bald Eagle

English: Bald Eagle
Pinyin: báitóu yīng
trad: 白頭鷹
simp: 白头鹰

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Blackbird

English: Blackbird
Pinyin: wū dōng
trad: 烏鶇
simp: 乌鸫

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Canary

English: Canary
Pinyin: jīnsīquè
trad: 金絲雀
simp: 金丝雀

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Crane

English: Crane
Pinyin: hè
trad: 鶴
simp: 鹤

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Crow

English: Crow
Pinyin: wūyā
trad: 烏鴉
simp: 乌鸦

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Dove

English: Dove
Pinyin: gē
trad: 鴿
simp: 鸽

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Duck

English: Duck
Pinyin: yāzi
trad: 鴨子
simp: 鸭子

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Falcon

English: Falcon
Pinyin: yīng
trad: 鷹
simp: 鹰

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Flamingo

English: Flamingo
Pinyin: huǒlièniǎo
trad: 火烈鳥
simp: 火烈鸟

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Hummingbird

English: Hummingbird
Pinyin: fēng niǎo
trad: 蜂鳥
simp: 蜂鸟

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Kingfisher

English: Kingfisher
Pinyin: fěi
trad: 翡
simp: 翡

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Magpie

English: Magpie
Pinyin: què
trad: 鵲
simp: 鹊

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Ostrich

English: Ostrich
Pinyin: tuóniǎo
trad: 鴕鳥
simp: 鸵鸟

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Owl

English: Owl
Pinyin: māotóuyīng
trad: 貓頭鷹
simp: 猫头鹰

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Parrot

English: Parrot
Pinyin: yīngwǔ
trad: 鸚鵡
simp: 鹦鹉

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Peacock

English: Peacock
Pinyin: kǒngquè
trad: 孔雀
simp: 孔雀

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Pelican

English: Pelican
Pinyin: tí hú niǎo
trad: 鵜鶘鳥
simp: 鹈鹕鸟

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Penguin

English: Penguin
Pinyin: qǐé
trad: 企鵝
simp: 企鹅

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Pigeon

English: Pigeon
Pinyin: gēzǐ
trad: 鴿子
simp: 鸽子

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Raven

English: Raven
Pinyin: wūyā
trad: 烏鴉
simp: 乌鸦

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Robin

English: Robin
Pinyin: zhīgèngniǎo
trad: 知更鳥
simp: 知更鸟

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Seagull

English: Seagull
Pinyin: hǎi ōu
trad: 海鷗
simp: 海鸥

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Stork

English: Stork
Pinyin: guàn
trad: 鸛
simp: 鹳

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Swallow

English: Swallow
Pinyin: yànzi
trad: 燕子
simp: 燕子

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Swan

English: Swan
Pinyin: é
trad: 鵝
simp: 鹅

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Turkey

English: Turkey
Pinyin: huǒ jī
trad: 火雞
simp: 火鸡

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Vulture

English: Vulture
Pinyin: tūyīng
trad: 禿鷹
simp: 秃鹰

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Woodpecker

English: Woodpecker
Pinyin: zhuómùniǎo
trad: 啄木鳥
simp: 啄木鸟

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