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15 Bird Puns That Will Quack You Up

Get ready to giggle like a gaggle of geese with this collection of silly puns about our feathered friends.

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Challenge accepted

My friend said she knows all the best bird puns, but I told her toucan play at that game. Get a good laugh, and then share it, with these corny jokes everyone will laugh at.

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Winner winner, chicken dinner

You think you can name more bird puns than me? Oh please, it won’t even be close. I’m gonna cremu!

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Feeling under the feather

What are you doing keeping a sick bird in your house? Don’t you know that’s ill eagle?

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Bird-sitting

Would you mind watching my pet parrot while I’m out, as long as it’s not too much of a birden? You already know parrots can talk, but we bet you didn’t know that these 9 animals also can!

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That took a tern

Telling bird puns is usually harmless, but when you start mocking birds, things can quickly get unpheasant and hawkward.

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Cracking up

Watching chicks hatch is so eggs-sighting! If you prefer your animal puns four-legged and furry, you need to read these dog puns that will tickle your funny bone.

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Angry bird

I once saw a bird get so stork raven mad, he flew off the handle.

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Tall tales

My friend tried to convince me that there’s a bird that can’t fly, but can run faster than a human. But that sounds like a bit of ostrich, don’t you think? Animal lovers need to see these 50 hilarious photos from the animal kingdom.

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Play (butter)ball!

Turkeys are terrible batters—they always hit fowl balls, and keep getting tagged out at first baste!

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You’re fired

There are a couple of ducks in my office who never get any work done and are always causing mischief. It’s gotten so bad, I overheard the boss say something about “firequackers.” Check out these hilarious cartoons that prove animals are funnier than humans.

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Fowl play

Someone’s been robin local banks lately. Will you help us quack the case?

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For the birds

My bird puns are so funny, people can’t stop raven about them. Celebrate National Bird Day with these stunning pictures of our feathered friends.

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Waxing poetic

My favorite dance is the Chicken Dance. It’s poultry in motion!

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Barking up the wrong tree

Did you hear the one about the woodpecker who found some really firm bark? It was im-peck-able.

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Gotta fly…

These corny bird puns might have made you groan…but I have no egrets. Next, check out more bird-brained humor with these hilarious bird photos.

Meghan Jones
Meghan Jones is a Staff Writer for RD.com who has been writing since before she could write. She graduated from Marist College with a Bachelor of Arts in English and has been writing for Reader's Digest since 2017. In spring 2017, her creative nonfiction piece "Anticipation" was published in Angles literary magazine. She is a proud Hufflepuff and member of Team Cap.