Emoji Information

Animals & Nature Category



Gray bird head with a beak. Unnaturally round and surprisingly cute.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 557 of 2393
Apple/iOS Picture
Google Android Picture
Google Hangouts Picture
Twitter.com Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :bird:
Previous Names: Gray Tweety

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Animal Symbols

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Human/living Things
Unicode Subcategory Animal Symbols
Names & Annotations BIRD
Symbol Information U+1F426 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-1C8

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo Β #Exp.68 'Baby chick' γ²γ‚ˆγ“ γ€Œhiyoko」 U+E74F SJIS-F9F4 JIS-763B
KDDI Β #78 ι³₯ U+E4E0 SJIS-F6B9 JIS-763B
Softbank Β #126 #old456 ι³₯ U+E521 SJIS-FBC1

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) ξ”‘
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) ξ”‘
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e521
Formal Unicode Notation U+E521
Decimal Code Point(s) 58657
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x94 0xA1
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 94 A1
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 224 241
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE521
UTF-16 Hex e521
UTF-16 Dec 58657
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E521
UTF-32 Hex E521
UTF-32 Dec 58657
Python Src u"\uE521"
PHP Src "\xee\x94\xa1"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE521"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🐦
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🐦
Decimal HTML Entity 🐦
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🐦
Hex Code Point(s) 1f426
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F426
Decimal Code Point(s) 128038
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x90 0xA6
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 90 A6
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 220 246
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83D 0xDC26
UTF-16 Hex d83ddc26
UTF-16 Dec 55357 56358
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F426
UTF-32 Hex 01F426
UTF-32 Dec 128038
Python Src u"\U0001F426"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x90\xa6"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83D\uDC26"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)ξξ“ σΎ‡ˆ
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾇈
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾇈
Hex Code Point(s)e74fe4e0fe1c8
Formal Unicode NotationU+E74FU+E4E0U+FE1C8
Decimal Code Point(s)59215585921040840
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9D 0x8F0xEE 0x93 0xA00xF3 0xBE 0x87 0x88
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9D 8FEE 93 A0F3 BE 87 88
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 235 217356 223 240363 276 207 210
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE74F0xE4E00xDBB8 0xDDC8
UTF-16 Hexe74fe4e0dbb8ddc8
UTF-16 Dec592155859256248 56776
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E74F0x0000E4E00x000FE1C8
UTF-32 HexE74FE4E00FE1C8
UTF-32 Dec59215585921040840
Python Srcu"\uE74F"u"\uE4E0"u"\U000FE1C8"
PHP Src"\xee\x9d\x8f""\xee\x93\xa0""\xf3\xbe\x87\x88"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE74F""\uE4E0""\uDBB8\uDDC8"

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