Big Bird, like the other Muppets on Sesame Street, turns the same age each year.  Once again Big bird turned 6 on the first day of Spring.   Several different places celebrated one of the original Muppets in many different ways.  Sesame Place in Pennsylvania had special celebrations during the weekend the allowed park guest to recognize Big Bird’s birthday. has also posted an interview with Caroll Spinney, who has played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, entitled Happy Birthday Big Bird: An Interview with Sesame Street’s Caroll Spinney.   In the interview Spinney discusses how Big Bird has evolved, physically and personality wise, over the years.    He also talks about how he first came to play Big and working with Muppet creator, Jim Henson.