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“Pokemon can be classified by following criteria: A low reproduction rate (with the offspring being in most cases of its mother’s species), supernatural abilities like extended longevity (in some cases, as seen in the so-called ‘Legendary Pokemon’, it exceeds several thousand years), the ability to control different elements, large-sized bodies, a sudden second and third mutation/maturity stage, some of which are triggered by the radiation of different ores (and a newly-discovered fourth stage, the ‘Mega-Evolution’ which is triggered by ‘Mega Stones’), and near-human/superhuman intellect, even in animals like arthropods. It was generally believed that Pokemon where a whole different act of Creation, or even extraterrestrial life-forms.

In 1850 however, when a female West-Highland Terrier gave birth to a litter of Lillipups, people began to realize that Pokemon did come, in fact, from normal animals. This caused several theories to spring up until in 1976 the young Pokemon Professor Samuel Oak discovered a virus in one of his samples. First, he believed it to be a contamination, but then curiosity got the better of him. He noted a section in the virus’ DNA he found oddly familiar. In a sample of his Charizard’s DNA, he recognized the exact same section of viral DNA. This lead to a breakthrough in Pokemon research, explaining exactly where Pokemon came from: The ‘Pokerus’ Virus affects the reproductive organs, slipping its genetic information into its hosts gametes and changing the offspring to mutate into Pokemon.”


Warning! Big File ahead!

Bird Pokémon are amongst the most unique and beautiful Pokémon in the world. Many so-called Legendary Pokémon are birds. Birds come in every shape and coloration, and most of the larger ones have been worshipped as the embodiements of gods. Several bird Pokémon also have additional fingers and claws at their wings, the reason why is not known.

December 30th, 2018: Added Meltan and Melmetal
They inlcude now: Ho-Oh, Yveltal, Sigilyph, Natu, Xatu, Vullaby, Mandibuzz, Rufflet, Braviary, Pidgey, Pidgeotto, Pidgeot, Mega Pidgeot, Starly, Staravia, Staraptor, Fletchling, Fletchinder, Talonflame, Articuno, Rowlet, Dartrix, Decidueye, Hoothoot, Noctowl, Shuppet, Banette, Mega Banette, Yamask, Cofgagrius, Duskull, Dusclops, Dusknoir, Meltan, Melmetal, Pawniard, Bisharp, Seedot, Nuzleaf, Shiftry, Pikipek, Trumbeak, Toucannon, Cottonee, Murkrow, Honchkrow, Oricorio, Zapdos, Togepi, Togetic, Togekiss, Misdreavus, Mismagius, Baltoy, Claydol, Taillow, Swellow, Spearow, Fearow, Skarmory, Lavados, Celesteela, Wingull, Pelipper,  Ducklett, Swanna, Farfetch'd, Cresselia, Porygon, Porygon 2, Porygon Z, Tornadus Therian Forme, Tapu Koko, Swablu, Altaria, Mega Altaria, Pidove, Tranquill, Unfezant, Nosepass, Probopass, Hawlucha, Chatot, Wynaut, Wobbufet, Delibird, Piplup, Prinplup, Empoleon, Doduo, Dodrio, Spritzee, Armoatiss, Torchic, Combusken, Blaziken, Mega Blaziken

Notes:
-Porygon is an artificial Pokémon that suddenly changed its appearance and gained more sentiency.
-Blaziken isn't actually a real bird, as they haven't evolved from a common ancestor. In fact, Blaziken has evolved a stage before Archaeopteryx, so it is closer to dinosaurs than birds. But since Blaziken is very bird-like and not very dinosaur-like, it is here.
-Bisharp and Pawniard have evolved from owls, though they have lost their ability to fly and gained a clawed wing instead.
-A lot of large ghost-types are owl Pokémon, in fact. Because they sit in the dark and watch people pass  by they were believed to be grave guardians or ghosts.
-Farfetch'd can not learn Surf. This doesn't make any sense, because this stupid duck was clearly swimming in the anime.

PLEASE NOTE: This is how I see the Pokemon. It is fine to be of different opinion, but please tolerate mine.


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:icontigon1monster:
Tigon1Monster Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018
I see you added two new ones.
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018
yes
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:icontigon1monster:
Tigon1Monster Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2018
Cool.
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:icontigon1monster:
Tigon1Monster Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2018
How smart are Porygon?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2018
Depends. Porygon itself is dumb in the beginning. It has no instincts, doesn't even know how to feed itself and needs to be taught everything, and does not figure out anything on themselves- but it is good following orders. But eventually, it will 'evolve', spontanously turn into Porygon2 which still follows orders, but is able to figure out problems on their own. PorygonZ is the last stage only few Porygon ever achieve, and this guy doesn't listen to any order, but it works problems out on its own.
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:icontigon1monster:
Tigon1Monster Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2018
Okay.
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:iconrioluman1:
Rioluman1 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2018
Farfetch'd looks so much better like this. It always bothered me that it's supposed to be a duck but it's not really built like one. It's not rounded enough and it has a beak that's a little too acute for my liking.
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2018
Thank you very much.
Though not entirely correct, technically Goosander are ducks too, and they do have a pointed beak. That's artistic freedom, since ducks do have a small hook at the top of their beaks- and ducks like Donald Duck have a completely flat beak like a platypus. 

What gets me every time is that Farfetch'd can not learn Surf. I mean it's a duck. It swam in the anime, so why the heck can't it learn Surf?!
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:iconglatzgoughlin:
GlatzGoughlin Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
ME @ THE DODO NOSEPASS www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBk0P2…
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:icondjcroc2016:
DJcroc2016 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i really like the idea of ghost pokemon being owls that scared people too much at night
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018
Yeah, it was that and the fact that all of them have a big round head and could look like owls if you squint enough
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:icondjcroc2016:
DJcroc2016 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
that too, ingenious
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:iconthecelestialseraph:
TheCelestialSeraph Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Questions:

How differently does Celesteela fly from the other avians?
Are the "Mini-noses" really just chick Nosepasses?
Can a Yveltal kill a massive amount of people in a short amount of time?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2018
Celesteela is huge and not really suited for flying. It needs a lot of running-up, along with the right wind and/or elevation. So once it is in the air, there isn#t much that can make it come down and it just barrels headfirst through any and all obstacles.
Yes. Nosepass is the female bird and Probopass is the male- the father takes care of their chicks, which gather around him.
More or less. Yveltal is related to condors, being a scavenger. However, it doesn't have enough patience to wait till something drops dead, so it is not uncommon to see Yveltal scare entire herds of animals over cliffs and to their doom for insta-carcasses to eat.
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:iconraptor92921:
raptor92921 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2018
By technicality you could actually include these guys with the dinosaurs since modern scientists and cladistics say they are dinosaurs.
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018
I already split up the invertebrates because they were too many of them. And now you tell me I should mash them back up together?
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:iconraptor92921:
raptor92921 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2018
What are Wynaut and Wobbuffet? Are they Great Auk?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2018
Yup
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:iconlegacy-galaxy:
Legacy-Galaxy Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like the more cartoony designs Game Freak has!
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2018
That's okay, but I wanted to draw them in a realistic style.
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:iconlegacy-galaxy:
Legacy-Galaxy Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh...
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:iconkatla-cat:
Katla-cat Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
niceClap Clap 
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2017
thanks
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:iconkatla-cat:
Katla-cat Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem ^^Hug 
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:iconthat1bot:
That1Bot Featured By Owner Edited Jul 3, 2017
So the Torchic family is a transitional species between birds and dinosaurs, right?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2017
Not really. They evolved from the same ancestor as birds did, but their ancestors already split up before the Archeopteryx. Blaziken is actually more of a bird-like dinosaur, than a real bird.
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:icononehitpoint:
onehitpoint Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2017  Student General Artist
Ok this is nice ❤
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:iconshadowwolf14:
Shadowwolf14 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautifully done!
Would you be okay if I used it as a reference when I try to draw out some wings?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017
Do that. Or you just check for flying birds on Google. Works too.
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:iconaktresa:
Aktresa Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017
*Sees Yveltal*
AHAHAHA I KNEW IT.
YVELTAL SHINY IS A BACON.
NON-SHINY YVELTAL IS A PARROT
Am I right?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017
No. I used a Condor for basis.
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:iconaktresa:
Aktresa Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017
But still.
It's in bird section \o/
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017
Yup
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:iconxxsynisterxx:
XxSynisterxX Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2017
you are so talented ^^
I adore birds so much and these are all so beautiful ^^
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017
thanks
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:iconxxsynisterxx:
XxSynisterxX Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017
np ^^
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:iconxxsynisterxx:
XxSynisterxX Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2017
what is the Pokemon under skamory?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017
Celesteela, the Ultrabeast from the 7th Gen
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:iconxxsynisterxx:
XxSynisterxX Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2017
nice ^^
thanks ^^
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:iconthat1bot:
That1Bot Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2017
Is Ho-Oh a Condor or a Peafowl?
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2017
Actually, Ho-Oh is a gryphon vulture
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:iconthat1bot:
That1Bot Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2017
Oh, ok. Thanks for clarifying!
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:iconpitchblackespresso:
PitchBlackEspresso Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, that is some serious dedication to draw all of these, well done!
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2017
well, thanks
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:iconjulumego:
Julumego Featured By Owner Edited Feb 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautyful, great job I love them all X3
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2017
well, thanks
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:iconjulumego:
Julumego Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem.
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:iconthat1bot:
That1Bot Featured By Owner Edited Feb 21, 2017
Isn't Tapu Koko a chicken? Where is he?


*EDIT: Never mind, found him.
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:iconvanguardangel:
VanguardAngel Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017  Student General Artist
Oh my goodness gracious LOOK AT THIS!! Look at this! My friend Fedora-Fox sent me a link to this and my goodness you're so talented! All these gorgeous birds!
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:icondragonlordrynn:
DragonlordRynn Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2017
why, thank you very much.
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