National bird symbol of Brazil

Brazilian national bird symbol, Rufous-bellied Thrush is a songbird from the Thrush family that is found in most of east and southeast Brazil and has been Brazil’s national bird since the October 4th, 2002 by a Presidential decree.

What Is The National Bird of Brazil?

Brazil’s National Bird is the Rufous-bellied thrush or the Sabiá-laranjeira in Portuguese. It was chosen for this position in 2003 because of the “popularity that it exerts in the Brazilian culture and folklore”. In other words, it was chosen because it features prominently in Brazilian literature, myths, and songs. On top of that, it is...