225+ Funny Bird Names For Funny Flying Pets

Funny Bird Names

From Parrots that repeat hilarious phrases to Parakeets dancing and grooving to the music, birds can often be funny pets.

These funny flying pets deserve chuckle-worthy and funny bird names that will make you smile every time you see your precious pet.

From fictional characters and ironic names to food-inspired names and side-tickling puns, there is a funny name for every bird in the sky, and ones on the ground too.

No matter whether you need a funny name for a parrot, pigeon, parakeet, cockatiel, or even an emu, we have you covered…

Best Funny Bird Names

Funny Parrot

Some people might want to choose a normal, average name for their pet bird, but we think funny, hilarious, giggle-inducing funny bird names are definitely the way to go.

Who wouldn’t want to burst into a fit of laughs whenever they call their pet bird?!

Even if you don’t have a pet bird to bestow a title upon, you can still give this list a read for a laugh.

Or perhaps you could give a moniker to every bird that lands in your backyard and see how many come back the next day.

Bird names aren’t only reserved for bird watchers, but instead of the scientific, proper names, you could replace them with any of these funnier titles below:

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Goof

a fantastic choice for a bird that is also a little bit of a goofball. Perhaps they love to dance whenever music is playing, or if they can talk, they may repeat silly and weird things

  • Calypso
  • Cheeky
  • Elvis
  • Romeo
  • Bubbles
  • Comet
  • Flossie
  • Rascal
  • Boulder
  • Goof
  • Popcorn
  • Dinky
  • Domino
  • Serpent
  • Zippy
  • Potato
  • Darth Vader
  • Bellatrix
  • Cookie
  • Oyster
  • Fairy
  • Kissy
  • Paddington
  • Cyclops
  • Chip
  • Donut
  • Ringo
  • Rubix
  • Scruffy
  • Gromet
  • Penguin
  • Apollo
  • JoJo
  • Rumple
  • Pretzel
  • Zero
  • Voldemort
  • Excalibur

Funny Pet Bird Names

Best Funny Bird Names

Birds have been around on Earth for an incredibly long time, the first bird was the Archaeopteryx, which lived almost 150 million years ago and was a descendent of reptiles.

We can only imagine the funny bird names that have had a very long life – the span of 150 million years.

There have also been many famous people with pet birds, such as Teddy Roosevelt, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Taylor, Stephen Spielberg, and Mike Tyson.

Loved as pets by so many people, from different countries, different backgrounds, and different ages, all throughout history, birds really are incredible pets.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Clumsy

a funny name for a pet bird that can’t help but always make a mess. Whether it’s knocking over their food or water, or bumping into an assortment of things, they know how to ruffle their own feathers!

  • Woodstock
  • Maple
  • Nibble
  • Pidgey
  • Stinker
  • Echo
  • Bullet
  • Potts
  • Zeus
  • Oreo
  • Fog
  • Taco
  • Brussel Sprout
  • Simba
  • Duchess
  • Pickle
  • Cupid
  • Dino
  • Beanie
  • Shadow
  • Pancakes
  • Pepperoni
  • Chappy
  • Hummus
  • Fawkes
  • Snoop
  • Honey
  • Snowy
  • Blunder
  • Sponge
  • Boston
  • Croissant
  • Shrimp
  • Baxter
  • Boogie
  • Capone
  • Bluebell
  • Marshmallow
  • Chickpea
  • Buttons
  • Lavender
  • Nessie

Funny Bird Species Names

Cute Parakeet

One of the funniest things about birds is their often odd and wacky names.

There are plenty of weird, wonderful, and silly names that belong to these flying feathery creatures.

A funny way to name your own pet bird is to draw inspiration from these hilarious species names, even if your pet bird is a plain old parrot and not a ‘white-eyed River Martin’.

You will always have a great story and anecdote to tell with any of these titles, even if most of them are a mouthful to say.

It is believed there are around 10,000 species of birds around the world, and it is probable that half of them have funny, ridiculous titles that can give you inspiration for your own pet bird’s name.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Noisy Scrub

Noisy Scrub
obviously this is the name for a bird that just won’t shut up! This bird squawks first thing in the morning, and tweets last thing at night.

  • Madagascar Serpent-Eagle
  • Owlet-Nightjar
  • Kakapo
  • Bengal Florican
  • Sumatran Ground-Cuckoo
  • Hooded Grebe
  • Secretary Bird
  • Eskimo Curlew
  • Bald Ibis
  • Storm-Petrel
  • Sulu Hornbill
  • Dwarf Olive
  • Cuban Kite
  • St Helena Plover
  • Masked Finfoot
  • Black-Hooded Coucal
  • California Condor
  • Plains Wanderer
  • Noisy Scrub
  • Christmas Island
  • White-eyed River Martin
  • White-Shouldered Ibis
  • Waved Albatross
  • Kagu
  • Australian Painted Snipe
  • Peruvian Diving-Petrel
  • Shore Plover
  • Tooth-Billed Pigeon
  • Madagascar Fish-Eagle
  • Sulu Bleeding-Heart
  • Sociable Lapwing
  • Purple-Winged Ground-Dove
  • Maleo
  • Spoon-Billed Sandpiper
  • Egyptian Vulture
  • Slender-Billed Curlew

Funny Bird Name Puns

Fun Cockatiel Bird

Another fantastic way to name your pet bird is to give them a punny name!

Whether it is celebrity names intertwined with a bird species or just a funny play on words, there is endless fun to be had with this list of funny bird names.

All the way from Parrot Hilton to Buzzard Aldrin, it could be a great idea to match your funny bird name to their personality.

For example, an intimidating, fearsome bird could be called The Godfeather, whereas a sweet, kind bird could be named Girl Nest-Door.

You are guaranteed to smile every time you say your bird’s moniker if you choose something from this list.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Firequacker

best for an eccentric duck! If you know a water-dwelling bird that has a fiery, sparky, zany personality, then Firequacker, a pun on firecracker, is definitely the one for them!

  • Hawkward
  • Lord of the Wings
  • Cheepskate
  • Eagle Eye
  • Robin Hood
  • Sparrowchute
  • Buzzard Aldrin
  • Beak-a-boo
  • Ill Eagle
  • Egg-citing
  • Gullfriend
  • Fowlen Angel
  • Owlgebra
  • Stephen Squawking
  • Girl Nest-Door
  • Black Swan
  • Toucan Play At That Game
  • Parrot Hilton
  • Winger
  • Not Emused
  • Pecking Order
  • Angry Bird
  • The Godfeather
  • Firequacker
  • Hen Night
  • Unpheasant
  • Im-peck-able
  • Silly Goose
  • Colloquail
  • Crow Bar
  • Stark Raven Mad
  • Chick Jagger
  • Duckingham Palace
  • Jailbird

Funny Backyard Bird Names


There are various species of birds that fly in and out of your backyard, and even these birds deserve a funny name, even if they won’t know of it!

Here is a list of simple, but funny bird names that you could give to those backyard birds that sometimes tweet too loud in the morning and wake you.

There are plenty of food and drink names within this list, as they are modest but very cute monikers to give a bird, along with the titles of fictional characters and superheroes.

We really like ones such as Thor and Hulk, it would be funny to give them to a bird that is the opposite stature of them, like a sparrow.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Gandalf

perfect for an old, gray and wise bird that you’re half certain might have magical qualities

  • Buddy
  • Caesar
  • Sunny
  • Kiwi
  • Yoyo
  • Dash
  • Kitkat
  • Hobbe
  • Tweetie
  • Ace
  • Basil
  • Dumpling
  • Hulk
  • Coco
  • Pepper
  • Cheese
  • Caramel
  • Angel
  • Banjo
  • Thor
  • Frodo
  • Boots
  • Captain
  • Lulu
  • Skittles
  • Jelly
  • Brownie
  • Doodle
  • Gadget
  • Cola
  • Bruiser
  • Panda
  • Rio
  • Trifle
  • Peaches
  • Bear
  • Crunch
  • Azul
  • Tiki
  • Lemon
  • Jewel
  • Bucky
  • Phoenix
  • Caviar
  • Rainbow
  • Hercules

Good Funny Bird Names

Two Parrots

Last, but not least, here is a general round-up of some good funny bird names that you could choose from, or could give you some inspiration if none of the others tickled your fancy.

The majority of these names are around two syllables long, so will be great when it comes to teaching your bird their name, especially a parrot.

Each and every one of these monikers is cute, funny and adorable, and will make a great title for any bird in your life, no matter if they are as small as a Dunnock or as huge as an Ostrich.

Our Favorite

Pet Name Trophy Goes to Pee Wee

Pee Wee
this would make a fantastic, ironic name for a huge bird. From pelicans, condors, rheas, emus, cassowaries, and ostriches, Pee Wee would be a funny name that highlights how big they are by giving them a small, cute name

  • Yankie
  • Socks
  • Flappy
  • Pegasus
  • Pearl
  • Nacho
  • Barmy
  • Burrito
  • Pretty
  • Treasure
  • Butter
  • Peanut
  • Buster
  • Squawk
  • Ladybird
  • Yoda
  • Winnie
  • Tank
  • Macaw
  • Batman
  • Scooter
  • Titan
  • Dollar
  • Unicorn
  • Wasabi
  • Terminator
  • Buckaroo
  • Crystal
  • Wanda
  • Pumba
  • Queenie
  • Bongo
  • Indigo
  • Elmo
  • Sparky
  • Twinkie
  • Pumpkin
  • Whistle
  • Waffle
  • Boo
  • Meatball
  • Yoshi
  • Mittens
  • Mermaid

How-To Choose a Funny Bird Name


We understand that finding the perfect name for your pet bird can be hard, especially if you’re looking for a funny one.

You definitely don’t want to choose something embarrassing, and sometimes all the options can be overwhelming.

Luckily, we’ve come up with a few tips that should help you when it comes to picking the best funny bird name:

  1. Match the name to your bird’s personality
  2. Don’t be afraid to say your favorite name out loud
  3. Keep it short (the ideal name length is around two syllables long)


We hope you enjoyed this list!

From food names to superheroes and villains, there should be a title here for every bird that hops around your house.

These funny bird names would suit any bird out there, except perhaps the Hooded Pitohui of Papua, New Guinea, which is the only known poisonous bird in the world, and we would recommend you avoid that one.

If you chose a favorite from this list, then let us know in the comments!

Also, if your bird has a funny, giggle-inducing moniker we would love to know it.

David Woods Autho Bio Picture
David is the pet lover behind My Pet's Name. He is a member of the Dog Writers Association of America, holds two degrees and has studied Applied Animal Behavior and Welfare. As well as writing, David has helped over 2 million people choose the best name for their pet.


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