|“Flapping to new horizons!”
He hates spending every day stuck in a bird cage and decides to see how high he can fly! And just that easily, he’s off to find freedom. Fly high and fast!
— Guest Star Birdon Freedom in the Sky Pause Screen description in Kirby Star Allies
Birdon is a flying bird enemy found in a handful of Kirby games. He is a small multicolored bird with an aviator's cap and goggles on his head. While he can come in many colors, he is most often seen with a magenta body, green and yellow fringes on the wings, and an orange tuft of hair with orange feet. His eyes are very large and round, and his beak is bright yellow.
Birdon flies around, shooting feathers at Kirby and occasionally trying to ram him. In his helper form, he has all the abilities of Wing Kirby. When Kirby swallows him or scans him with the Copy ability, he receives the Wing ability. It is very rare to see a Birdon attacking from the ground.
Kirby Super Star (Ultra)
Birdon makes his first appearance in these games, serving as the only enemy-based source for the exotic Wing ability. In these games, Birdon is fairly uncommon, nor is he particularly dangerous toward Kirby. Birdon is typically seen flying at a modest pace in a straight line, and he can shoot out feathers to attack. When made into a helper, Birdon has all the same abilities as Wing Kirby, though he has significantly less durable than the pink puffball.
Birdon can be found in the following places in Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra:
|Birdon locations in Kirby Super Star and Kirby Super Star Ultra|
|Green Greens||RoMK Chapter 4|
|Float Islands||RoMK Chapter 5|
|Bubbly Clouds||RoMK Chapter 6|
|Mt. Dedede||RoMK Chapter 7|
|Trial Room 1||Cavius|
|Trial Room 2||Mekkai|
|Old Tower||Purple Plants|
|RoMK Chapter 1||Crash Clouds|
|RoMK Chapter 2||The Revenge|
|RoMK Chapter 3|
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
Birdon returns after a long absence and making his debut in 3-D in Kirby: Triple Deluxe, first appearing in the EX stage of Fine Fields. He once again provides the Wing ability and is typically seen flying back and forth and shoots feathers, much like Owgulf does.
In Kirby: Triple Deluxe Birdon can be found in the following levels and stages:
|Birdon locations in Kirby: Triple Deluxe|
|Stage||Stage 1||Stage 2||Stage 3||Stage 4||Stage 5||Stage 6 EX||Stage 7 EX||Stage 8 EX|
Kirby Star Allies
Birdon appears again in Kirby Star Allies, where he can be recruited as a Friend. Much like other common friends in the game, Birdon wears the same hat Wing Kirby does (which replaces his original aviator's cap), as well as use the same moves Wing Kirby has access to. Birdon is also capable of adding the Bluster Power Effect to other friends' weapons, which not only increases damage output, but can affect move trajectory among other properties using wind. He can also team up with either Fire Kirby or Burning Leo to perform the Friend Combo, Rising Sizzler.
In Kirby Star Allies Birdon can be found in the following levels and stages:
- Birdon looks similar to a miniature, more organic looking Dyna Blade. However, Dyna Blade's chicks do not resemble Birdon, being more realistic and yellow, and they are larger than Kirby while Birdon is the same size as Kirby. Birdon is similar to Bronto Burt in being small, mostly round except for wings, and almost always being found flying.
- The name Birdon is a wordplay on the word burden, as the two have the same phonetic pronunciation.
Names in other languages
fēi xíng niǎo
|French||Oazo||"Pun" on oiseau (bird)|
|Spanish||Pajarón||"Pun" on pájaro (bird)|
|Kirby Star Allies|
|Characters||Kirby • Bandana Waddle Dee • King Dedede • Meta Knight • Francisca • Flamberge • Zan Partizanne • Hyness|
|Levels||World of Peace - Dream Land • World of Miracles - Planet Popstar • Fortress of Shadows - Jambastion • Far-Flung Starlight Heroes • Kirby Star Allies|
|Stages||Green Gardens • Donut Dome • Honey Hill • Fruity Forest • Clash at Castle Dedede • Extra Eclair • Friendly Field • Reef Resort • Echo's Edge • Nature's Navel • Sacred Square • Inside Islands • Duplex Dream • Gatehouse Road • Eastern Wall • Longview Corridor • Western Outer Wall • Inner Sanctum • Heavenly Hall • Sector A • Sector B • Sector C • Planet Earthfall • Falluna Moon • Planet Misteen • Mareen Moon • Planet Caverna • Grott Moon • Planet Frostak • Blizzno Moon • Planet Towara • Gabbel Moon • Star Lavadom • Sizzlai Moon • Jambandra Base • The Divine Terminus • Extra Planet α • Extra Planet β • Extra Planet γ • Extra Planet δ • Ability Planet • Dimension I • Dimension II • Dimension III • Dimension IV • Final Dimension|
|Mid Bosses||Big Bouncy • Bonkers • Bugzzy • Chef Kawasaki • Mr. Frosty • Vividria|
|Bosses||Story Mode||Whispy Woods • King Dedede • Meta Knight • Pon & Con • Francisca • Flamberge • Zan Partizanne • Yggy Woods • Goldon & Silvox • Grand Mam • Kracko • Twin Kracko • Hyness • Void Termina|
|Guest Star ???? Star Allies Go!||Galacta Knight • Morpho Knight • Morpho Knight EX|
|Heroes in Another Dimension||Parallel Woods • Parallel Twin Kracko • Parallel Big Kracko • Parallel Meta Knight • Parallel Dedede • Corrupt Hyness • The Three Mage-Sisters|
|The Ultimate Choice||Void Soul • Void Termina, True Destroyer of Worlds • Void|
|Copy Abilities||Artist • Beam • Beetle • Bomb • Cleaning • Cook • Crash • Cutter • ESP • Festival • Fighter • Fire • Hammer • Ice • Mike • Ninja • Parasol • Plasma • Sleep • Spider • Staff • Stone • Suplex • Sword • Water • Whip • Wing • Yo-Yo|
|Friend Abilities||Ability Combos||Power Effects • Chumbrella • Cook Potluck (& Supper Party) • Crash Rush • Curling • Fatal Chorus • Festival Dance • Friend Bounce • Friend Super-Vac • Friend Throw • Geokinesis • Icicle Lance • Magoloran Launch • Rising Sizzler • Rock Painter • Still Life • Thundersplash • Zap Splasher|
|Friend Actions||Friend Bridge • Friend Circle • Friend Star • Friend Train • Star Allies Sparkler|
|Enemies||Anger Masker • Beetley • Bio Spark • Birdon • Blade Knight • Blado • Blipper • Bomber • Bouncy • Bronto Burt • Broom Hatter • Burning Leo • Cappy • Caterpillar • Chilly • Chip • Como • Coner • Dekabu • Don Puffle • Driblee • Electro Saw • Floaty the Cell Core • Gabon • Gim • Glunk • Gordo • Grizzo • Guard • Jaharu Believer • Jammerjab • Kabu • Key Dee • Knuckle Joe • Mamatee • Meteor • NESP • Noddy • Parasol Waddle Dee • Plugg • Poppy Bros. Jr. • Propeller • Puppet Waddle Dee • Rocky • Rolling Waddle Dee • Scarfy • Shotzo • Sir Kibble • Squishy • Two Face • Waddle Dee • Waddle Doo • Walky • Wester|
|Friends||Standard Friends||Beetley • Bio Spark • Birdon • Blade Knight • Bonkers • Broom Hatter • Bugzzy • Burning Leo • Chef Kawasaki • Chilly • Como • Driblee • Gim • Jammerjab • Knuckle Joe • NESP • Parasol Waddle Dee • Plugg • Poppy Bros. Jr. • Rocky • Sir Kibble • Vividria • Waddle Doo • Wester|
|Dream Friends||Adeleine & Ribbon • Bandana Waddle Dee • Dark Meta Knight • Daroach • Gooey • King Dedede • Magolor • Marx • Meta Knight • Rick & Kine & Coo • Susie • Taranza • The Three Mage-Sisters|
|Sub-Games||Chop Champs • Star Slam Heroes • Guest Star ???? Star Allies Go! • Heroes in Another Dimension • The Ultimate Choice|