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100 popular pet bird, parrot and birds of prey names
30 July 2019
100 popular pet bird, parrot and birds of prey names
Choosing a name for your pet bird is just as difficult as choosing a name for a baby! Each bird, just like humans, have their own personality, that’s why choosing the right name to reflect this is so important. We have compiled a list of the most popular pet bird, parrot, owl and bird of prey names…enjoy!
Just like the American jazz saxophonist Charles “Charlie” Parker Jr., who was nicknamed “Bird” and “Yardbird”
Like the yellow canary in the Warner Bros. show Looney Tunes
Definition: a close friend. Or you just love the Christmas film Elf!
Where they an angel sent from heaven?
Because they’re just your little baby
Perfect for a bird who looks a bit like a sweet peach
Are they a little bit spicy?
For a bird who loves soaring through the sky
Perfect for a bird who’s feathers are as bright as the sun
Classic and true!
Is he/she a chatter box and sings – then this name is perfect!
Just like squeak – but for a smaller bird
Are they fluffy and white? Then this is the perfect name for them
From the popular Disney film Aladdin – he is Jafar’s henchman
Want to keep it simple? Then this is the perfect name
In the 1977 film The Rescuers, Penny is a young girl who proves that if you dream it, you can make it come true
Sweet like candy
Is you bird wonderfully green – then name him/her Kiwi!
Is your bird white, yellow and sweet? Then name her daisy!
It has English roots and translates to “slender” or “graceful”
Just like sunshine, perfect for a bird who lights up the room, or is as bright as the sun!
Just like Tango the drink – they’re bright orange!
Perfect for a slightly red coloured bird who has a spicy character
The lead character in Romeo and Juliet, also can mean Casanova or Cupid
The lead character in Romeo and Juliet, also means youthful and one of the most romantic names.
Related to the Italian, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese and Latin words for beautiful. And also Belle, meaning beautiful in French
Origin: Hebrew, meaning hope
Although the name Lola means lady of sorrows, “Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets,” to quote a song from the show Damn Yankees
Perfect for a bird as blue as a blueberry!
A yellow creature with powerful electrical abilities from Pokémon – perhaps the best name for a bright yellow bird
In music and film production, Indie means ‘independent’ or ‘alternative’ – perfect for a quirky bird!
For a bird as fast as a jet
Male name meaning ‘of highest quality’, great for an African Grey parrot due to the silver/grey colouring
A character on Sesame Street who is an eight-foot two-inch tall bright yellow anthropomorphic canary
Are they as colourful and sweet as a blossom of flowers?
Is a hippogriff in the Harry Potter series, who also showed great affection and loyalty toward Harry – defending him whenever he was in danger
They’re magical creature with the head and front legs of a giant eagle, and the body and back legs of a lion
He is a male hornbill and serves as the majordomo of Mufasa and soon to be King, Simba. Zazu also means movement in Swahili.
Max is short for Maximillian which means “greatest”
For anyone who loves the film Rio (2011), which tells the story of Blu, a domesticated male Spix’s macaw who is taken to Rio de Janeiro.
Perfect for a parrot who has a multitude of colours
She is a female Spix’s Macaw and the deuteragonist of the film Rio
Following the Rio theme, Blu is the main character and is also a Spix Macaw, also known as the little blue macaw
Polly want a cracker? Polly is a diminutive of Poll “as a female name, and name for a parrot,”.
The parrot from Maya and Miguel – a children’s tv show that also helps with learning Spanish
Just like Skittles – perfect for a parrot who has many different coloured feathers!
For the parrot who is as red as a ruby
Paulie is a 1998 adventure, fantasy, comedy film about a disobedient talking parrot named Paulie
From the famous Peanuts comic strips
Means the colour blue and is of Spanish origin
Another word for cheerful and lively – perfect for a happy parrot!
This name means ‘gift of god’
This name is of Greek origin, and means pearl
Perfect for a parrot who is always hungry, and a bit crazy!
Is your bird coloured like a mango – yellow, orange and green? Then mango could be the perfect match
You could have a Scarlet Macaw and name then Scarlett, or your parrot could be a brilliant shade of scarlet (red)!
A precious blue gemstone
Does your parrot like to fly and whiz around? This is also perfect for a both genders
For the parrot who is just Ace!
Harry Potter’s pet snowy owl
A cool play on Professor Albus Dumbledore’s name (Harry Potter)
A brilliant play on Albert Einstein’s name
Perfect for an owl who is quiet and moves around with ease
Just like Bonbon the owl from jellycat (a soft toy).
Perfect for an owl with their big wide prominent eyes
For the owl who is active at night, and loves the twilight
Was one of the Weasley family’s owl in Harry Potter
The meaning of Hermes is “messenger” and is of Greek origin. In mythology he was a messenger for the golds on Olympus
Was Ron Weasley’s first pet owl, and was a miniature scops owl (Harry Potter)
Was a snowy owl that belonged to the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in Harry Potter.
The tritagonist of Disney’s 1963 The Sword in the Stone. He is Merlin’s pet owl who has the ability to speak like a human.
What do you call a magic owl?
For the owl who’s feathers stick out and look fluffy!
Perfect for a screech owl
Owl’s cousin in The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh episodes
Nyra is a large, beautiful female Barn Owl in the books Guardians of Ga’Hoole
was a male Barn Owl and the leader of the Pure Ones in the books Guardians of Ga’Hoole
Primrose is a Northern Pygmy Owl in the books Guardians of Ga’Hoole
A male Barn Owl, and was the main protagonist of the first six Guardians of Ga’Hoole books
Birds of prey
A fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics
The person (or bird) in command
For a bird of prey who likes to stay in the shadows and is just as dark.
Associated with the sun, a phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor
Meaning: someone who is admired for their courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities
A male holding the highest hereditary title
Meaning ghost, perfect for a bird of prey who is stealthy
For a bird who soars the air as softly as a cloud
Perfect for a bird of prey who moves quickly
A male ruler
This name means knight and mounted warrior
For a bird of prey who has a fiery personality
A precious material used in jewellery making
Means Cunning and is of Greek origin
For the perfect and well behaved bird of prey
A female name with English origin meaning “compassion”
Like phantom, perfect for a bird of prey who is great at being stealthy and moves quietly
Although negative meanings sometimes, it can also mean mischievous or a little rascal
Meaning “wind”, and in Greek mythology Aura was the goddess of breezes
An Italian and Spanish given name of Latin origin, meaning Moon
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