Bird (Super Mario Sunshine)
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The birds are a species of tropical, multi-colored parrot-like birds that live on Isle Delfino in Super Mario Sunshine. Each colored bird gives out a special reward to Mario if he sprays them with F.L.U.D.D.. Additionally, a Yoshi can eat one or spray one with Yoshi Juice. Like most generic birds, the Isle Delfino Birds fly away at the sight of Mario and are usually perched in high places.
Types of birds
Green birds are the most common type of bird and appear in almost every open area of Isle Delfino. If Mario sprays them with F.L.U.D.D. or Yoshi Juice, they will drop a coin.
Blue birds are the second most common type of bird and appear in almost every open area of Isle Delfino, but in lower quantities than Green Birds. If Mario sprays them with F.L.U.D.D. or Yoshi Juice, they will drop a Blue Coin.
Yellow birds are a rare type of Isle Delfino bird. In fact, only two appear on the whole island, one in Delfino Plaza and another in Noki Bay. If Mario sprays them with F.L.U.D.D. or Yoshi Juice, they will turn into a Shine Sprite.
Yellow birds are shown flying around the Shine Gate during the game's ending. Despite the fact that only two yellow birds are encountered in the game, at least three can be seen in the ending.
Red birds are the rarest of all the Isle Delfino birds, only appearing once in a secret level in Delfino Plaza. In fact, red birds are so rare that a Pianta ornithologist in this level claims to have been tracking the sole "red bird of happiness" for 38 years. If Mario sprays it with F.L.U.D.D., it will drop a Red Coin.