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“Clearly this is a test for me. Yes, the powers-that-be want me to go out on my own. Once I overcome many hardships, I shall be one step closer to superstardom!”

Abilities Can spit out eggs
Species Birdo
Affiliation(s) Yoshi, 8-Bit Club
Enemies Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad
Notable member(s)
First appearance Super Mario Bros. 2
Latest appearance Mario Party 9

Birdo is a dinosaur who first appeared in Super Mario Bros. 2. In the instruction manual of the US version of the Super Mario Bros. 2 case, it is said that Birdo is actually a male who thinks "he" is a female. Birdo is always seen wearing a pink bow and a diamond ring on her left hand. She also wishes to be called Birdetta. Many fans have tried to uncover the mystery of Birdo's gender, maybe his/her gender is unknown.


Birdo has a relationship with Yoshi, as seen in many Mario sports games. They are paired up in Mario Kart: Double Dash, Mario Tennis, and many other games.

Physical Appearance

Birdo is a little dinosaur who looks similar to Yoshi, but is a bit smaller and shorter. First of all, Birdo has a magenta fur. She has small but pointed claws on her hands and feet. She has a big head with purple prints on her cheeks. She has a trumpet-like mouth. She has big purple eyes with three long and small eyelashes. On her back has three red spikes. On her head has no hair and instead has a big red bow. She has a white rounded belly and finally she has padded feet.

Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

Birdo is playable in the GameCube game Mario Kart: Double Dash!! as a medium-sized character. She is best paired up with Yoshi, and her signature kart is the Turbo Birdo, which can be unlocked by beating the 150cc Flower Cup.

Birdo seen alongside Yoshi in Mario Kart: Double Dash.