Big Bird Is Different Colors Internationally

by Buzz Street Times

Those are some big birds.

If you grew up watching American Sesame Street, this is probably what you think of when you think of Big Bird:


CTW / Courtesy Everett Collection

Ya know, big yellow fella.

However, Twitter was recently abuzz with the revelation that Big Bird ain’t so yellow in other countries:


Twitter: @neilscully

And now Big Bird himself has confirmed: The rumors are true!!!

I heard my friends on Twitter were asking about my cousins around the world! It’s true, I have a lot of bird cousins in different countries. Here’s a little bit about them:


Twitter: @BigBird

Side note: Anyone else find it low-key hilarious that Big Bird is verified on Twitter? Just me? Ahkay.

Heck, there’s apparently even a whole bit of Wikipedia dedicated to ’em:

His Portuguese cousin:

This is Poupas from Portugal. I haven’t seen him in a long time. If anyone sees him let him know Big Bird says hi!


Twitter: @BigBird

Disappointed he’s not a Portu-geese…I’ll see myself out.

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