Top Ten Coolest Birds


The Top Ten

1 Eagle Eagle Eagle is a common name for many large birds of prey of the family Accipitridae; it belongs to several groups of genera that are not necessarily closely related to each other. Eagles are also one of America's national symbols.

I'll bet you the #1 profile picture of any website on the internet with a bird is the bald eagle. Such a powerful bird, and a symbol of freedom. EAGLES RULE! - emraldYE

Eagles are awesome, and they deserve to be on the top of this list, I voted owls because I like owls, though. ALSO MOLTRES, HO HO AND OTHER POKEMON aren't SUPPOSED TO BE ON HERE!

Eagle is the best! Philippine's national bird!

Eagles are the American symbol, and there is nothing not to love about them. my parents are the owners of a zoo and I love our 2 American bald eagles

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2 Roadrunner

so fast

Dude, this guy unintentionally beats up a Coyote! What's not to love with this bird? - ethany

So cute so fast so cool

Runs fast

3 Hawk Hawk Hawks are a group of medium-sized diurnal birds of prey of the family Accipitridae which are widely distributed and varying greatly in size.

Where is the Kiwi bird

The Hawk is blood hungry flying creature, film Karate Kid three episod is Asian master Miyagi, the prosperyte body struktur to Hawk style and Hawk kicking.

4 Zapdos Zapdos Zapdos, known in Japan as Thunder, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Even though I love Zapdos, this list was meant for real life birds.

Lightning bird, nothing is cooler than this thing!

Like a poke,mon

That's a Pokémon

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5 Articuno Articuno Articuno, known in Japan as Freezer, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Birds not legendary birds k?

That's also a Pokémon


6 Penguin Penguin Penguins are a group of aquatic, flightless birds. They live almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere, with only one species, the Galapagos penguin, found north of the equator.

I like the cold

Just so you know penguins are antarctic. Sorry I'm a penguin critic.

This is so annoying! penguins would have been in 5th place if not for all those FAKE Pokemon characters!

They're SO cute! Best Arctic animal! Idk WHY hawks are on the list! I h8 them!

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7 Ho-Oh Ho-Oh Ho-Oh, known in Japan as Houou, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

God Phoenix of fire awesome

STOP PUTTING POKEMON I love pokemon but seriously this isreal birds - Lunala


8 Phoenix Phoenix

The legendary phoenix is a giant fire bird that is bent on destruction to all living things

I like it because it is very mysterious

The phoenix is awesome! Especially because it is in Harry Potter!

The most maginificent bird ever! The legendary Phoenix is the best!

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9 Moltres Moltres Moltres, known in Japan as Fire, is a Legendary Pokémon species in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Also a Pokémon

10 Blue Jay Blue Jay The Blue Jay (Latin name 'Cyanocitta Cristata') is a passerine bird in the Corvidae family . It's also known as a 'Jaybird' and it's name comes from it's noisy nature . It is native to North America and is in most of eastern and central US although some go to to other countries . Breeding populations more.

Love it beautiful bird and not a Pokémon

Blue jays are awesome!

Blue jays are the best birds ever. Corvid Blue.


The Contenders

11 Owl Owl Owls are birds from the order Strigiformes, which includes about two hundred species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision, binaural hearing, sharp talons, and feathers adapted for silent flight.

Coolest birds of prey

Owls aren't dumb, ugly and boring, you are! #OWLSRULE

Owl is the coolest (And like the ONLY REAL BIRD) on this list. And this is supposed to be a list of the coolest REAL birds, isn't it?

They're so beautiful and mysterious at the same time... What's not to love?

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12 Pelican Pelican Pelican is a post-metal quartet from Des Plaines, Illinois. Established in 2000, the band stems from their native post-metal scene and is known for their atmospheric and almost entirely instrumental style.

Pelicans are awesome! They have a wingspan of 345cm and their 160cm tall (well white pelicans are).

13 Rainbow Lorikeet
14 Harpy Eagle

These guys are awesome! They were like my favorite birds when I was younger!

Its cool vote it

15 Eurasian Eagle-Owl
16 Kingfisher Kingfisher

Kingfishers are really cool birds.
There are about 87 different kinds of kingfishers in the world.
Even though kingfishers are called kingFISHers, some never go near water.

The kingfisher by the left is the Oriental Dwarf Kingfisher.

so cute

It is the coolest best fisher.

17 Blue Macaw
18 Cassowary Cassowary The cassowaries are ratites in the genus Casuarius and are native to the tropical forests of New Guinea, nearby islands, and northeastern Australia.

Frighteningly fatal birds! So scary (what with the disemboweling of people and all) but also pretty birds! Pretty is fatal, looks like.

19 Kiwi Kiwi

KIWI do you love me

20 Golden Pheasant
21 Flamingo Flamingo Flamingos or flamingoes are a type of wading bird in the genus Phoenicopterus, the only genus in the family Phoenicopteridae.
22 Osprey

This should be number one. Why are those fake birds In the top ten?! It can dive under water it can see for miles. It's a badass

23 Taiwan Blue Magpie
24 Green Jay
25 Lady Amherst's Pheasant
26 Turkey Vulture

These birds have always looked cool to me.

27 Crow

Crow is best bird. They are pretty cool and smart.

They are extremely smart

28 Canada Goose Canada Goose The Canada goose is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, its migration occasionally reaches northern Europe.
29 Cardinal
30 Raven

Hands Down Best Bird! My little DEATH ANGEL!

Coolest Bird Ever


31 Ivory-billed Woodpecker

"The Ghost bird" Also the most amazing and coolest and every good adjective, majestic, iconic, rediscovered bird!

32 Quetzal

The best bird besides lions

33 Albatross Albatross Albatrosses, of the biological family Diomedeidae, are large seabirds allied to the procellariids, storm petrels and diving petrels in the order Procellariiformes. They range widely in the Southern Ocean and the North Pacific.
34 Magpie

Best bird ever.

Greatest and smartest off the blackbirds. - Awesometwo

35 Bird Of Paradise

Why is this all the way down here? Birds of paradise come in all shapes and colors that are utterly amazing. It is disappointing that pokemon are considered better than real life phenomenons.

Most beautiful bird on earth. SoOoOoOoOoOoOo CoOl

36 Rainbow Macaw

If I could choose a pet, this bird would be it. as you can see I love birds

I love these birds especially the different colors on them

37 Scarlet Macaw
38 Blue and Green Macaw

I love these birds

39 Canary
40 White Cockatoo

They can turn there head into a umbrella

41 Dark-eyed Junco

I love them! Out of the about 10,000 or so birds, they're my favorite! They are very variable, and their forms can either have brown, pink, white, gray, or black feathers. Sure those colors aren't that breathtaking, but they don't look ugly. They breed in the boreal forest, and in winter they flood the US. They are also so cute and squishy. I only have the slate-colored kind in my area, but that's still fine with me.

Dark-eyed Junco for the win!

Actually a sparrow

42 Eastern Bluebird

Most Beautiful Bird

43 Hoopoe

Most beautiful and cool bird in the world

They look awesome and beautiful

44 American Woodcock
45 Luzon Bleeding-Heart
46 Nicobar Pigeon

Does anybody know what these are? if you don't google it

47 Chickadee
48 Spix's Macaw
49 Hen
50 Pileated Woodpecker Pileated Woodpecker

They're super underrated.

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Top Remixes

1. Owl
2. Eagle
3. Hawk
1. Eagle
2. Roadrunner
3. Hawk
1. Harpy Eagle
2. Eurasian Eagle-Owl
3. Rainbow Lorikeet


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