Avian Physiology (Power)

Also Called

  • Avian Mimicry
  • Bird Mimicry/Physiology
  • Ave Mimicry/Physiology


The user takes on or has the traits and abilities of birds, either every species, family, or a single species.


  • Aerial Adaptation
  • Atmospheric Adaptation
  • Claw Retraction
  • Enhanced Agility
  • Enhanced Balance
  • Enhanced Lung Capacity
  • Enhanced Senses
  • Enhanced Reflexes
  • Hollow Skeleton
  • Wing Manifestation which grants either Flight or Gliding.


  • Anatid Physiology (ducks, geese and swans): Enhanced Lung Capacity, Speed Swimming
  • Apodiform Physiology (swifts, treeswifts, hummingbirds): Supersonic Flying
  • Caprimulgiform Physiology (oilbirds, potoos, nighthawks, nightjars): Night Vision, Echolocation, Camouflage, Inaudibility, Hibernation, Darkness Adaptation
  • Charadriiform Physiology (auks, gulls, waders):
    • Lari Physiology (gulls, terns, skuas and skimmers): Enhanced Bite, Environmental Adaptation
    • Thinocori Physiology (waders/shorebirds):
  • Ciconiiform Physiology (storks, herons, egrets, ibises, spoonbills):
  • Columbiform Physiology (doves and pigeons): Supersonic Flying
  • Coraciiform Physiology (kingfishers, Hoopoe, bee-eaters):
  • Cuculidae Physiology (cuckoos):
  • Falconiform Physiology (falcons, eagles, hawks, vultures, condors): Telescopic Vision, Claw Retraction, Enhanced Bite, Decelerated Aging
  • Galliform Physiology (turkey, grouse, chicken, Quail, ptarmigan, partridge, pheasant): Camouflage, Prey Instinct
  • Gruiform Physiology (cranes, rails, coots, limpkins, button quails and sun grebes): Enhanced Dexterity, Enhanced Agility
  • Opisthocomidae Physiology (Hoatzin): Stench Generation
  • Palaeognath Physiology (ostriches, emus, cassowaries): Claw Retraction, Enhanced Speed
  • Passerine Physiology (Passerines/perching birds): Prey Instinct
    • Corvidae Physiology (crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, etc.):
    • Hirundinidae Physiology (swallows and martins): Supersonic Flying
    • Laniidae Physiology (shrikes):
    • Menura Physiology (lyrebirds): Omnitone
  • Pelecaniform Physiology (pelicans, frigatebirds, ): Speed Swimming, Enhanced Lung Capacity, Supersonic Flying
  • Pelecanidae Physiology (pelicans):
  • Fregatidae Physiology (frigatebirds, gannets, boobies, cormorants, darters):
  • Sulidas Physiology (gannets and boobies):
  • Phalacrocoracida Physiology (cormorants and shags):
  • Anhingidae Physiology (darters):
  • Phoenicopterus Physiology (flamingoes):
  • Piciform Physiology (woodpeckers): Prehensile Tongue
  • Procellariiform Physiology (albatrosses, petrels and shearwaters):
  • Psittaciform Physiology (parrots): Enhanced Bite
  • Sphenisciform Physiology (Penguins): Speed Swimming, Enhanced Lung Capacity
  • Strigiform Physiology (owls): Camouflage, Claw Retraction, Enhanced Bite, Enhanced Hearing, Inaudibility, Night Vision

Mythical Avians:

  • Boobrie Physiology: Shapeshifting, Supernatural Condition
  • Garuda Physiology
  • Harpy Physiology
  • Phoenix Physiology
  • Stymphalian bird Physiology: Feather Projection, Metal Mimicry, Acid Generation/Poison Generation
  • Tengu Physiology
  • Thunderbird Physiology
  • Ziz Physiology


  • Air Manipulation
  • Feather Projection
  • Avians are associated with great number of mystical and supernatural abilities and connections in mythology and folklore, thus user with this power may have access to:
  • Crane: Human Disguise, Healing, Semi-Immortality, Martial Arts
  • Nighthawks/Nightjars/Whip-poor-will: Death Sense, Spirit Physiology (souls of dead infants)


  • Takes time for beginners in order to control their traits.
  • Difficult to revert back to original from.

Definition for DC Comics


  • HawkMan
  • HawkGirl
  • Black Canary
  • Silver Swan
  • Owlwoman

Definition for Marvel Comics


  • Harpy
  • Owl
  • BloodHawk
  • Bird-Brain
  • Death-Bird
  • Songbird
  • Griffin
  • Falcon
  • Angel/Arch-Angel