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Famous Birds in

Mythology, Books,

Comics and Film

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For your enjoyment and pleasure, here's a list of Famous Birds
we all Love from past to the present in literature, comics,
cartoons and film.

Famous Birds in Legends, Mythology, and Religion

Ba in Egyptian mythology
Bagucks in Chippewa mythology
Bar Juchne in Talmud

Camulatz in Maya mythology
Chamrosh in Persian mythology
The Cu Bird in Mexican folklore

Feng-huang, Chinese Phoenix in Chinese mythology
Firebird in Native American mythologies
Garuda in Buddhism and Hinduism
Gryphon in European mythology

Harpies in Greek mythology
Ho-o in Japanese, imported from Chinese; Fenghuang
Huginn and Muninn (Thought and Memory), Odin's two companion
birds in Norse mythology

Kin-u in Japanese, imported from Chinese
Phoenix in Egyptian mythology
Pisia in Native American mythology
Quetzalcoatl in Aztec mythology

Raven in Native American religions
Roc in Persian mythology
Shang-Yang, a rainbird in Chinese mythology
Simurgh in Persian mythology
Suzaku or Shu-jaku in Japanese, imported from Chinese

Tecumbalam in Maya mythology
Thunderbird in Native American religions
Xecotcovach in Maya mythology
Yatagarasu in Japanese mythology
Ziz in Talmud

More about Birds in Mythology

Famous Birds in Literature

Albatross in Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Albatross  Charles Baudelaire poem
Archimedes an owl and various hawks, falcons, and white-fronted
geese in The Once and Future King by T. H. White
Billina a chicken in numerous Land of Oz books by L. Frank Baum

Captain Flint a parrot in Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Chanticleer a rooster and Pertelote his favorite hen in "The
Nun's Priest's Tale" by Geoffrey Chaucer
Chicken Little
Chil the Kite in The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by
Rudyard Kipling

Fawkes a phoenix in the Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling
Gwaihir and Landroval eagles in The Lord of the Rings by J. R.R. Tolkien
Hedwig a Snowy Owl in the Harry Potter novels by J. K. Rowling;

Mother Goose
Nursery Rhymes About Birds
Oreb a "night chough", a fictitious crow-like species in The
Book of the Long Sun and The Book of the Short Sun by Gene Wolfe;

Owl an owl in the Winnie the Pooh books by A. A. Milne
Pickwick, a dodo from the Thursday Next series by Jasper Fforde

The Raven in Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven
Jonathan Livingston Seagull a gull, in a short story by Richard Bach.

Thorondor an eagle, king of the eagles in the works of J. R. R.Tolkien

The Ugly Duckling a cygnet in the story by Hans Christian Andersen
Yittleby and Yattleby alien flightless birds called krylobos in
Wizard's Eleven and the Jinian books by Sheri S. Tepper.

The American Bald Eagle and Official State Birds
Birds Owned by US Presidents
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Poor Woman and the Little Canary Bird
Poems about Birds
Quotes about Birds
Mary Poppins Feed the Birds

Famous Birds in Cartoons, Comics, and Films

Articuno, Zapdos, Moltres, Lugia and Ho-oh from ''Pok mon
Baby Huey
Babs and Ginger hens and Fowler and Rocky roosters in Chicken
Betty Storkowitz, Dr. Storkowitz & Eddie Storkowitz  in Birdz
Billie the Bird  in Linus the Lionhearted
Big Bird and Little Bird on Sesame Street
Buzby, yellow bird in advertisements for British Telecom
Buzz Buzzard in Woody Woodpecker

Cathryn Aura of Kevin and Kell
Cackle  in Strawberry Shortcake
Charlie the Owl in the New Zoo Review
Cornelius Rooster  Kellogg's Corn Flakes Spokes Bird
Dahl parrot, household pet of the Kennedy family in the
Australian soap-opera Neighbours
Darkwing Duck

Falcon a falcon and Margalo a canary in Stuart Little 2
Gaylord Buzzard in Broomhilda
Gogo Dodo in Tiny Toon Adventures
The Goodfeathers in Animaniacs
Giant hawks flown by the Glider Elves in Elfquest comics
Graculus in Noggin the Nog

Heckle and Jeckle
Howland Owl and Sarcophagus MacAbre a vulture in Pogo
H. Ross Parrot on Sesame Street
Mac a macaw in The Real Macaw

Nigel Aura in Kevin and Kell

Owl an owl in Winnie the Pooh stories
Opus a penguin in Bloom County
Owls in Futurama
Pauley Cracker in Kimba the White Lion
Penelope Penguin
Pingu a penguin in the animated children's series of the same name
Plucky Duck in Tiny Toon Adventures
Professor Yaffle a Green Woodpecker, in Bagpuss

Rosita, Dolores and Marguerita, parrots who are spokesbirds for Tropicana
orange juice
Salty in Sinbad Jr.
Senior Tucan in Dora the Explorer
Shoe, a grumpy, cigar-smoking newspaper publisher in his own
comic strip
Shirley McLoon in Tiny Toon Adventures
Sonny a cuckoo, a cartoon spokesbird for Cocoa Puffs cereal
Splinter in Woody Woopecker
Super Chicken in the George of the Jungle series

The Crow
Tennessee Tuxedo  a penguin and Chumley (Walrus) in Tennesse Tuxedo
and His Tales
Toucan Sam a toucan, a cartoon spokesbird for Froot Loops cereal
Tooki Tooki Bird  in George of the Jungle
Woodstock in the Peanuts comic strip
Woody Woodpecker
Yankee Doodle Pigeon in Hanna-Barbera's Dastardly and Muttley in
their Flying Machines
Yoyo an owl in The Books of Magic'' comic book by Neil Gaiman
and others


Famous Disney Birds

Daisy Duck
Donald Duck
Huey, Dewey and Louie
Iago a parrot in Aladdin
Scrooge McDuck
Scuttle a seagull in The Little Mermaid
Waddlesworth a parrot in 102 Dalmatians
Zazu a hornbill in the Lion King
Hans Christian Anderson's story: the Little Mermaid

Von Vulture

Famous Looney Tunes Birds

Banty Rooster
Beaky Buzzard
Daffy Duck
Egghead Jr.
Foghorn Leghorn
Henery Hawk
Homer Pigeon
Little Rooster
Minah Bird
Miss Prissy
Road Runner
Sinatra Canary
Von Vulture


Fictional Ducks

Baby Huey

Daisy Duck
Darkwing Duck
Duck Dodgers
Daffy Duck
Daphne Duck
Della Thelma Duck
Donald Duck

Eider Duck
Huey, Dewey and Louie
Humperdink Duck

Plucky Duck
Quackmore Duck
Count Duckula

Flintheart Glomgold

Angus McDuck
Dingus McDuck
Fergus McDuck
Hortense McDuck
Hugh McDuck
Jake McDuck
Malcolm McDuck
Matilda McDuck
Quagmire McDuck
Scrooge McDuck
Sir Eider McDuck
Sir Quackly McDuck
Sir Roast McDuck
Sir Stuft McDuck
Sir Swamphole McDuck
Morgana Macawber

Downy O'Drake


Howard Rockerduck
John Rockerduck

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