The Sand Bird
|First Game||Super Mario Sunshine|
|Appearances||Super Mario Sunshine|
|Alternative Form(s)||Egg, Bird|
The Sand Bird is a large avian beast made entirely out of blocks of sand. It appears in Super Mario Sunshine in episode 3-4 of Gelato Beach. It was hatched from an egg that incubated in the Sun Tower on Gelato Beach. It will be carrying 7 red coins and after Mario gets the seventh coin, it will fly to a tower which holds the last coin.