Birds of Bangladesh: Birds are beautiful creatures of nature and source of joy and pleasure. They enrich our natural beauty. Bangladesh is a unique abode of birds. Various species of birds are seen in our country.
In Bangladesh, there are about 575 species of birds. Among them, there are both migratory and domestic birds. About one-third of them are guest or migratory birds which come in September or October and live up to February or March. The rest are domestic birds. The most familiar but the least liked bird in Bangladesh is the crow. It is a bird of prey. It is very cunning. People usually dislike it because of its ugly appearance and harsh voice.
The common plundering (1) birds are the kite, the seagull, the kingfisher, etc. They have keen eyes, sharp claws and nails, and sweeping nature. They swoop (a) down upon their prey and carry it away. Because of their nature, they are called plundering birds.
The dove is a mild bird. It may be called a songbird as it is also noted for its songs. The pigeon is a small pet bird. Some people keep them as their hobby. The snipe, the bittern, the heron, and the teals are called game birds as they are hunted and killed for food or sports.
The cuckoo is the most popular songbird. It appears with the coming of spring. The parrot, the maina, the chandana, the Shyama, the koel, and the shalik are popular singing birds. The doel is the national bird of Bangladesh.
The tuntuni, the babui and the swallow are called tailor birds. The sparrow is a very small bird. It is very active and alert. Again the vulture is a common bird. It feeds upon the flesh of dead animals. Birds add charm and beauty to the flora and fauna of our country. It is our moral responsibility to help them survive.
Birds of Bangladesh
Bangladesh is a beautiful country. Birds have increased their beauty more. We sleep at night and rise early in the morning hearing the sweet songs of different birds.There are different types of birds in our country. They are different in color, size, and habit. They are divided into many classes.The crow is a teasing bird. It is a very common bird in Bangladesh. It is very clever. It looks. ugly. Yet it is useful. It feeds on dead animals and dirty things. The kite is also of the same habit and nature. The cuckoo, the shyama, the doel, the koel, the mayna, the nightingale etc are known as song birds. The cuckoo is the most popular of all song birds. It comes to our country at the beginning of spring. The doel is our national bird. The dove , the pigeon, the snipe, the heron, the pankauri are well-known game birds. They are famous for their flesh.The vulture and the hawk (G) are birds of prey. They live on flesh (R) and fish. These birds have keen eyes and sharp nails.There are some birds that build their nests with great skill. These kinds of birds are called tailor birds. The swallow, the tuntuni and the babui are the tailor birds. Many game birds come from foreign land during autumn and winter. They increase the natural beauty of our country for the time being.The pigeon, the hen, and the duck are domestic birds. They give us flesh and eggs. Birds are our natural wealth. They are helpful and useful to us in many ways. Therefore, we should not kill birds at random. We should take proper care of them.