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100 puns about birds and bird jokes to make you twitter

Are you looking for family-friendly jokes and puns with a feathered theme?  This bumper list of one hundred puns about birds and bird jokes has all you need to get everyone smiling.

As well as being good for a giggle, these funny bird puns and jokes about birds make perfect bird captions for instagram and social media (make sure you check out my nature hashtags copy and paste lists to save time there too).  Birds puns and birds jokes also come in handy for greetings cards, school nature projects, and cute lunchbox notes for the kids.


The best puns about birds and bird jokes

Ready to dive into the bird-themed silliness?

Read on for a flock of kid-friendly puns about birds and funny bird jokes that will quack you up (two bird puns in one sentence there 😉 )

You could also have a go at making my homemade bird feeders with the kids.  This is a nice way to extend the bird-themed fun, and will also encourage your local wild birds to visit your garden.

Funny jokes about birds

Share these funny jokes about birds with the kids for lots of giggles.

When should you buy a bird?  When it goes cheep.

What do you call a parrot that flew away?  A polygon.

What did the duck say when he dropped the dishes?  “I hope I didn’t quack any”.

Why do hummingbirds hum?  Because they don’t know the words.

What type of bird works at a building site?  A crane.

What do birds like to put in their soup?  Crow-tons.

What’s it called when it’s raining ducks and geese?  Fowl weather.

Where do birds invest their money?  In the stork market.


What did the bird say when he forgot to revise for his test?  “I’ll just wing it.”

What do you call a funny chicken?  A comedi-hen.

How does a bird with a broken wing land safely?  With its sparrow chute.

What kind of birds do you usually find locked up?  Jail-birds.

What’s a parrot’s favourite game?  Hide and speak.

Why do birds fly south in the winter?  Because it’s too far to walk.

How do chickens get strong?  They do eggs-ercise.

What do you call two birds in love?  Tweethearts.


How do you catch a unique bird?  Unique up on it.

What do you call a group of chickens playing hide and seek?  Fowl play.

What type of books do owls like?  Hoot-dunnits.

Which birds are always depressed?  Bluebirds.

What do you call an owl who’s all mixed up?  Low.

What type of birds spend lots of time on their knees?  Birds of prey.

How do crows stick together in a flock?  Velcrow.

What do you get if you kiss a bird?  A peck on the cheek.

What bird film won an Oscar?  Lord of the Wings.


Silly bird jokes for kids

Kids love a silly joke, and these birds jokes are definitely quackers!

Why did the chicken cross the playground?  Because it wanted to get to the other slide.

What’s black and white and black and white and black and white?  A penguin falling down the stairs.

What do you give to a sick bird?  Tweetment.

Where do royal birds live?  Duckingham Palace.

What did the tree say to the woodpecker?  Leaf me alone!

Why did the bird get into trouble at school?  Because he was caught tweeting on a test.

What do owls sing when it rains?  Too wet to woo.

What did the ill chicken say?  I’ve got people-pox!

Why did the bird fly into the library?  Because he was looking for bookworms.

Where do ducks go when they are sick?  To the duck-tor.

What’s a bird’s favourite game?  Beakaboo.


What bird can you buy at the grocery store?  A kiwi.

Why did the chicken cross the road, roll in mud, then cross the road again?  He was a dirty double crosser.

What do you call a rude bird?  A mockingbird.

Which bird is always out of breath?  A puffin.

What does a cat call a hummingbird?  Fast food.

What has webbed feet and fangs?  Count Duckula.

How many birds does it take to change a lightbulb?  Toucan do it.

What do you get if you cross a firework with a duck?   A firequacker.

What do you call a man with a seagull on his head? Cliff.

Why did the pelican get kicked out of the restaurant?  Because he had a very big bill.

What bird is helpful at mealtimes?  A swallow.


What do you call a penguin in the desert?  Lost.

Which bird always gets first place?  A peng-win.

What type of maths do owls like?  Owlgebra.

What do chickens do on sunny afternoons?  They have peck-nics.

Why do seagulls like living by the sea?  Because if they lived by the bay they’d be baygulls.

What’s the difference between a fly and a bird?  A bird can fly, but a fly can’t bird.

What steals your toys while you’re in the bath?  A robber ducky.

Why didn’t the rooster cross the road?  Because it was chicken.

What kind of bird doesn’t need a comb?  A bald eagle.

Why do owls get invited to parties?  Because they’re a hoot.

What do you call a duck who’s always telling jokes?  A wise quacker.

Knock knock bird jokes

Try a knock knock bird joke to get kids thinking.

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Baby Owl.  Baby Owl who?  Baby owl see you later, maybe I won’t!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Kuck.  Kuck who?  Don’t call me cuckoo!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Twit.  Twit who?  Help, an owl!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Earl.  Earl who?  Early bird catches the worm!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Goose.  Goose who?  Goose who it is!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Hoo.  Hoo who?  Mum, there’s an owl at the door!

Knock, knock.  Who’s there?  Toucan.  Toucan who?  Toucan play that game!


Funny puns about birds

There are so many ways to crack (or should that be quack?) a bird pun.  Here are some of my favourites.

We are not emu-sed

Going cheep

Tweetie pie

Under the feather

Owl you need is love

Happy bird-day to you

Quack the case

I’m hooting for you

Poultry in motion


Nice to tweet you


Egg-cellent bird puns that are a real hoot

Owl night long

A heavy birden

Caw me on my cellphone

Stork raven mad

Crow away

One fowl swoop

You’re owl-some

Wise quacks


Toucan play that game

I’m feeling emu-tional

Like feather, like son


More puns about birds

You’re so tweet

Fowl play

Crowing, crowing, gone

A chirp off the old block

I think you’re dove-ly

Season’s tweetings

Owl by myself

Going quackers

No egrets


This is hawkward

Bird puns fly right over my head

Share your favourite bird jokes and puns about birds!

I hope this list of bird jokes and bird puns for kids has given you lots of fun and plenty of material for nature-themed laughs.  If your favourite bird joke or bird pun isn’t included, please share it in the comments so we can all enjoy it 🙂


More nature-themed fun

If you like exploring nature with the kids – or just want to try and do it more often – my book *A Year of Nature Craft & Play is a great resource.  It’s filled with 52 nature activities, games and crafts – one for every week of the year – all with easy-to-follow instructions and lots of colourful pictures to get kids engaged and excited.  Find out more about it in my post on nature play.

More family-friendly jokes, puns and quotes

I’ve got lots more nature-inspired lists of family-friendly jokes and puns for you to explore.  There are flower puns and flower jokes, plant puns and plant jokes, bee jokes and bee puns, garden puns and garden jokes, tree puns and tree jokes, fruit puns and fruit jokes, and pumpkin jokes and pumpkin puns (bookmark this last one for Halloween).

There’s also a whole series of quotes blog posts that you might like to check out.  As well as being a lovely source of nature inspiration, you can use them in your social media posts.  There are nature quotes and nature captions, flower quotes, gardening quotes, tree quotes, quotes about sunflowers and waterfall quotes to enjoy.

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