|Bird||Ability Name||Special Pop||Effect||Description|
|Stella||Power Pop||Pops bubbles and obstacles except rocks around an area.|
|Dahlia||Science Pop (formerly Color Pop)||Before v2.3.0: Pops all bubbles of the color that is hit.
v2.3.0 onwards: Her ability is the same as Chuck's when he is available for a limited time. This pop is called the Science Pop.
|Willow||Splash Pop||Colors bubbles in an area the same color as the next bubble. She is now no longer playable and converted into a limited time bird in v2.34.|
|Poppy||Line Pop||Pop rows of bubbles. It allows the player to complete in less time. She is now no longer playable and converted into a limited time bird in v2.34.|
|Red||Rock Pop||Pops up to 4 bubbles, including obstacles.|
|The Blues||Triple Threat (Triple Pop)||Pops bubbles around three areas.|
|Chuck||Color Pop (formerly Flash Pop)||Before v2.3.0: Flash Pop pops all bubbles in a column. (Including rocks, making his ability very useful)
v.2.3.0 onwards: His ability is the same as Dahlia when she was available permanently. This pop is called color pop.
|Shakira Bird||Love Pop||Adds all the bubbles it hits (excluding special ones) into your bubble count, providing extra moves. It does not increase the timer in Poppy levels. She is no longer playable and removed permanently including on the map as she is an exclusive character.|
|Bomb||Blast Pop||Before v2.34: Pops all bubbles and blocks in a row. However, this only clears 3 items to each side.
v2.34 onwards: He is now permanently playable and his blast pop is the same as Poppy.
|Luca||Sonic Pop||Drops bubbles. However, it does not add into your bubble count, unlike Shakira bird. Does not increase timer in Poppy levels.|
|Matilda||Splash Pop (formerly Flock Pop)||Before v2.34: The same as Shakira's Love Pop except it does increase timer in Poppy levels.
v2.34 onwards: She is now permanently playable and her ability is the same as Willow. Her special pop is now Splash Pop.
|Hatchlings||Prize Pop||The same as Matilda except it transforms bubbles to prize bubbles.|
|Gale||Royal Pop||The same as Matilda except it transform bubbles into royal bubbles. Hit it with any colored bubble.|
|Phantom Bird||Opera Pop||The same as Red's ability.|
|Super Red (iOS exclusive)||Super Rock Pop||The same as Red's ability.|
|Christmas Red||Rock Pop||The same as Red's ability.|