Birdo on Game-Art-HQ

Birdo is one of the boss characters from Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988) ..and the original Japanese version known as “Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic” (1987) before.

Birdo returned for the first time after SMB2 in Wario’s Woods a puzzle game released in 1994 and Super Mario RPG (1996). Birdo was also later available as a playable character in multiple Mario Kart, Party, and sports games..all in all, Birdo appeared in over 25 games now, the last time Birdo was playable was in Mario Kart 8 (2014) and was last seen in Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020). 

Birdo raised a lot of discussions about his or her character and being a transvestite due to the official description for Super Mario Bros. 2:  “Birdo thinks he is a girl and likes to be called Birdetta. He likes to wear a bow on his head and shoot eggs from his mouth.””

Nintendo of America and Europe calls Birdo a girl usually, however.


Birdo from the Super Mario Bros. Series: an Overview

Charactername: Birdo, Catherine (in Japan)
  Developed /Created by Nintendo
Gameseries: Super Mario Bros. / Kart, Party, Sports and more
  First seen on: NES
First Game: Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic / Super Mario Bros. 2   Year first seen in: 1987
Last Game: Paper Mario: The Origami King (2020)
Role(s) and Characteristics: Boss, Playable character in many Spinoff Mario games
  Weapons or Martial Arts Style:
Additional Tags:     Similar Characters:
Has Relations to: Yoshi (In the Sports Games)   See also:


Official Game Art like promotional Illustrations of Birdo

Birdo Mario Party 8 Official Game Art

Mario Party 8 (2007)

Birdo Mario Tennis

Mario Tennis (2000)

Birdo Mario RPG Art

Mario RPG (1996)

Birdo SMB2 Super Mario Bros 2 Original Art

Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988)



Birdo in Game-Art-HQ Art Projects

Birdo from Super Mario Bros.2 SMB2 for Mario's Blacklist Birdo was drawn of the first round of our big Mario’s Blacklist Art Collaboration in summer 2014!


Selected Fan Art of Birdo

Birdo SMB2 Plumber Haters

Plumber Haters: Birdo

by Brendan Corris




Trivia and own opinion(s)