Year of the Bird

2018 is the Year of the Bird at National Geographic! It's our year-long celebration of our feathered friends. We've got bird games, videos, photo galleries, and more.

Watch YouTube Videos!

Check out this playlist all about birds.


See our videos, pics, and facts.

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See all the state birds.

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Help Birds!

Learn more about the project.

Animal LOL

Duck Bathroom Pass - Ep. 8

Watch what happens when a duck needs a bathroom break in this episode of "Animal LOL."


Animal LOL

Yawning Ostriches - Ep. 5

Watch a sleepy group of newly hatched ostriches wake up in this episode of "Animal LOL."


Animal LOL

Albatross Brother Battle - Ep. 7

In this episode of "Animal LOL," albatross brothers can’t keep their beaks to themselves!


Animal LOL

Macaw Celebrity Sighting - Ep. 12

OMG! Justin Beaker the macaw is coming! Watch these seemingly star-struck animals in this episode of Animal LOL.


seabird smackdown!

You decide who wins.

Freaky Creatures

Birds Shake Their Tail Feathers - Ep. 5

Watch sage grouse birds bust a move in this episode of Freaky Creatures. Find out why their special dance moves make them freaky!


Strange Birds

Take a gander at some weird winged creatures.