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Song of Birds

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"Song of Birds"
Song of Birds Icon.png
Instrument(s) Spirit Flute
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Power(s) Calls nearby birds
Learned in Papuchia Village

The "Song of Birds" is a song in Spirit Tracks.[1]

Learning Location and Uses

The song is played on Link's Spirit Flute. When played, the song attracts a large bird carrying what appears to be a trapeze, which Link can grab onto with the Snake Whip to be carried by the bird.[2] It can alternatively be used to attract nearby Cuccos to carry one of them and beat obstacles with its help. The song will also entice nearby Crows to leave their perch and attack Link.

It is learned in Papuchia Village by playing the Song of Discovery in front of the lone palm tree by the Wise One's house. After Link plays it, the birds that are carrying the Lokomo sage Carben will set him down in front of the young hero and Princess Zelda in order to help them on their quest.[2]


  • If Link plays this song near a dove, it will land and stay on his head until he rolls, carries something on his head or enters another room.
  • If Link plays this near Cuccos, they will form a line and follow him, similarly to the Bremen Mask from Majora's Mask.
  • Link whistles a similar tune to call his Loftwing in Skyward Sword.


TMC Forest Minish Artwork.png Names in Other Regions TMC Jabber Nut Sprite.png
Language Name Meaning
Japan Japanese 鳥使いの唄 (Tori-tsukai no Uta) Song of Using Birds
Canada FrenchCA Chant de l'oiseau
French Republic FrenchEU Chant des oiseaux
Federal Republic of Germany German Vogelruf Bird's Call
Italian Republic Italian Melodia del richiamo
Community of Latin American and Caribbean States SpanishLA Cantar del ave Bird's Chant



  1. Encyclopedia (Dark Horse Books), pg. 97
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The nerve! There I was, flying high in the sky, unwinding... Then you play the Song of Birds, and I come crashing down! Don't you know that song has the power to call birds to you?" — Carben (Spirit Tracks)
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