Blackbird (disambiguation)


Blackbird (disambiguation)

Blackbird can refer to:

Birds

*Blackbird ("Turdus merula"), a species of bird of the thrush family indigenous to Europe and Asia
*New World blackbirds, about 20 species of icterid birds that resemble the Blackbird including:
**Red-winged Blackbird ("Agelaius phoeniceus")
**Red-breasted Blackbird ("Sturnella militaris")
**Yellow-shouldered Blackbird ("Agelaius xanthomus")
**Brewer's Blackbird ("Euphagus cyanocephalus")

In the arts

*"Blackbird" (song), a song by the Beatles that includes the sounds of a Blackbird singing
*"The BlackBirds" are a Beatles tribute band from Hungary
*"Blackbirds", Broadway revue 1928, 1930, 1933, and 1939, featuring an all-black cast, and produced by Lew Leslie
*"Blackbird" (online journal), an online journal of literature and the arts
*"Blackbird" (play), a play by David Harrower, which played at the Edinburgh Festival in 2005 and London's West End in 2006
*"Blackbird", a play by Adam Rapp, which premiered in London in 2001
*"If I Were A Blackbird", a song by Ronnie Ronalde that includes whistling of a blackbird's song
*"Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird", a poem by Wallace Stevens, published in his Harmonium collection in 1923.
*"Blackbird", the second track on the album Light & Shade by Mike Oldfield.
*"Blackbird" (album), an album by the group Alter Bridge, released October 9, 2007.
*"Blackbird" (Alter Bridge song), the title track to the above-mentioned album.
*"Blackbird featuring Paul French" is the ninth track of the album ...Phobia by Benny Benassi
* "The Blackbird", a 1926 film directed by Tod Browning

In fiction

*Blackbird (comics), aircraft piloted by the X-Men, a fictional superhero team from comics, films and TV
*Colonial Blackbird, a stealth fighter created by Chief Tyrol in the 2004 "Battlestar Galactica" science fiction series
*Blackbird (Femizon), also known as "Jackdaw", a Hulk villainess of Marvel Comics who could fly, a member of Superia's Femizons.
*Blackbird (games), in Chrono Trigger for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, an airship used by King Dalton.
*Wangan Blackbird, a car driven by Tatsuya Shima in the anime Wangan Midnight and its videogame incarnation Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune. Depicted as a 1987 Porsche 911 Yellowbird in the anime, but as a Nissan 350Z in the games.

Aircraft

*SR-71 Blackbird, a supersonic reconnaissance aircraft built by Lockheed-Martin
*A-12 Blackbird, the unofficial nickname for the forerunner to the SR-71 Blackbird, codenamed A-12 OXCART

People

*Andrew Blackbird (ca. 1815-1908), Odawa leader and historian
*Chief Blackbird (d.1800), chief of the Omaha

Places

*Blackbird Hundred, an unincorporated subdivision of New Castle County, Delaware.

Computers

*HP Blackbird 002, a high-end gaming personal computer built by HP
*Blackbird, the internal codename for Apple Computer's PowerBook 500 series of laptop computers

Other uses

*Super Blackbird, a nickname for the Honda CBR1100XX sport-touring motorcycle
*Alpine Blackbird, a GPS navigation device produced by Alpine Electronics USA

ee also

* "Musta Lindu", the second album by Värttinä re-released as "Black Bird" in 1998
* Blackbirding, a recruitment practice utilizing trickery or kidnapping


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