Duncan the Drinking Bird is a fun desktop companion and classic novelty item.

Fill a glass with cold water and submerge his head in the water getting it completely wet.

Place Duncan near the glass and he will continue to bob and dunk his head into the glass all day long!

It appears to be magic... But it's actually the principles of thermodynamics in action!

Keep a full glass in front of him and he will drink all day!

This is not a toy.
Drinking glass not included.
Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Duncan - The Drinking Bird Reviews


By: Trish Lynn on 12 January 2022
My adult son has always wanted one of these..he was so happy to open it and set it up. As far as I know, the bird still hasn't actually drunk from the glass yet, which is a little bit funny.

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By: Heather Carew on 13 August 2021
Came across CoolThings quite by accident when searching for a dunking bird for my daughters birthday. So many interesting items to look at.... Purchased Duncan which arrived very quickly and without incident. Daughter absolutely loved it. I know where I will be looking for presents for my nephews and niece now

Awesome Stuff

By: Steven on 13 August 2021
Thankyou for making my office desk the coolest desk in the office. Duncan the Drinking Bird and a Wacky-Waving-Inflatable-Tube-Guy. Great service and speedy delivery from Tassie!!

Great Service

By: Peter on 13 August 2021
Ordered a Duncan Duck for a birthday present, ordering process was very straight forward and the item arrived within 3 business days. Very impressed with the service and speed of delivery would definitely recommend this company to prospective buyers and friends. Well done Cool things !

Drinking Birds

By: Kirk Winters on 27 July 2021
I’ve always wanted one of these since a friend of mine had these for many years. It’s a talking point amongst my family and friends, but also an informative science talking point with our younger generation. Thanks Coolthings for your exceptional quick delivery and follow up. Look forward to making my next purchase from you soon.

It's drinking th

By: Melissa on 17 March 2021
It's drinking the water! A bit of a confession here.... I've bought this to be part of a father's day gift for my husband this year (talk about being organised!), because I actually wanted it myself. So now I have to wait till September to see it in action, but I guess that's only fair. Luckily I know he'll love it as well, so it's not quite as bad as Homer buying an engraved bowling ball for Marge (for those of you out there who enjoy a certain cartoon). It arrived quickly after ordering, and was packed well.

CoolThings had t

By: Lee C on 14 October 2020
CoolThings had the zany thing that I was after! Good service, secure packaging, quick delivery, good price - happy as!

Hours of Fun

By: Jenny on 18 January 2019
Duncan - The Drinking Bird provides hours of fun and a trip down memory lane when the wonders of science left us in awe!


By: Elisabeth on 3 September 2017
It's exactly what I wanted. Reminds me of the ones we used to have when I was younger. Will definitely buy from you again . Very happy .

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