Fastest Reproducing Birds in the World

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)


They have adapted well to human environments and can produce multiple clutches of eggs per breeding season, often laying up to five eggs per clutch

Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)


They are known for their ability to lay two eggs per clutch and can have multiple clutches each year

Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea)


This small, gregarious bird native to sub-Saharan Africa forms massive flocks and has one of the fastest reproductive rates among birds

Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata)


They are prolific breeders, and under optimal conditions, they can lay eggs every other day, resulting in a high reproductive rate

Common Eider (Somateria mollissima)


They are known for their rapid reproduction, laying large clutches of eggs and having multiple broods in a single breeding season

Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)


These can lay clutches of 4 to 8 eggs, and with appropriate care, they can have several broods in a year