From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Birdman, birdmen or bird people are terms applied to people with avian characteristics. The terms may also apply to:
Birdman may refer to:
- Birdman of Alcatraz, a 1962 film
- Birdman (novel), a novel by Mo Hayder
- Birdman (album), 1992 album by rapper Birdman, then known as Baby
- Radio Birdman, a 1970s Australian punk/garage group
- Birdman Records, an independent music label
- Birdman, an EP by the British band Ride
- Birdman Aircraft, an American ultralight manufacturer
- International Bognor Birdman, a competition where people attempt to fly with home-made contraptions
- The Junior Birdmen of America, and their song "Up in the Air, Junior Birdmen".
- Tangata manu (literally "the bird-man"), the winner of a ritual competition on Easter Island
- Birdman or birdmen petroglyphs or paintings of Frigate Bird/Human hybrids from Rapa Nui (Easter island)
- Bird Human, a Protoculture bio-mechanical mecha from the Japanese animated series Macross Zero
- In mythology, bird people are a hybrid between bird and human.
- Birdman and the Galaxy Trio, a 1967 sci-fi animated TV series
- Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, a modern comedic spinoff series
- Birdmen, a species that appears in the Buck Rogers in the 25th Century TV series
- Bird-Man, a villain from Marvel Comics; a member of the Ani-Men
- The Bird Man, a fictional character in Terry Goodkind's The Sword of Truth series
- Aarakocra, a creature from Dungeons & Dragons, is also known as a birdman
People with the alias "Birdman"
- Robert Franklin Stroud, the "Birdman of Alcatraz", famous for raising birds
- Chris Andersen, an NBA basketball player for the Denver Nuggets nicknamed "Birdman"
- Birdman (rapper), the stage name of Bryan "Baby" Williams, a record executive, rapper and record producer
- John Carta Birdman, the first base jumper and bat-wing inventor flyer.
- Tony Hawk, a professional American skateboarder
- James Ware (wrestler), professional wrestler