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Boom Bird as a figurine.

Boom Bird is an enemy in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. The Boom Bird is a notable member of the Snowmads.


Boom Bird is a penguin coloured red instead of a blue. It also wears a red belt. It appears to also has a yellow insignia on its head, signifying how explosive its bombs it has a yellow beak, and an overlapped chin. It also has 3 digits on its feet. Its eyelids are purple, and it also has black pupils.

Game Appearance and Strategy

In the game Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, A Boom Bird can be seen roaming in stages while carry a large watermelon bomb on its back. When you defeat the Boom Bird, it will drop its Watermelon bomb as the bomb's fuse gets smaller. A Boom Bird can also appear in the background throwing unlimited Watermelon bombs at the players. When a watermelon bomb is dropped from a defeated Boom bird or if a Boom Bird throws one from the background, the bomb will explode in five seconds. But with the Kongs, a player can interact with the bomb and use it to blow up obstacles or open a secret level.