Big Bird is a protagonist of the children's television show Sesame Street. Big Bird, like many of the other Sesame Street characters, is a Muppet character. He is sometimes referred to simply as "Bird" by his friends. Officially performed by Caroll Spinney since 1969, he is an eight-foot two-inch tall bright yellow bird.
Big Bird is seen playing basketball with Chickenbark, Fishquack and Feregnus in the episode "Unfair Science Fair". Big Bird also is a VIP of the AlphaTrain Express, a train run by Whyatt (Super Why).