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The Best Birds of Prey Members

Updated August 28, 2019 696 votes 75 voters 1.1k views20 items

List RulesVote up your favorite DC characters who were once, at one point or another, a member of Birds of Prey.

Birds of Prey began in the mid-90s as a sort of superheroine super team-up. There have been several Birds of Prey members over the years, but the founders remain Black Canary and Barbara Gordon. The team has included several high-profile heroines over the years from Catwoman to Poison Ivy to Batgirl. The series was so popular, there's going to be a Birds of Prey movie released about the team in 2020. That's how you know you've made it.

It can be tough to keep track of who was part of Birds of Prey (and even more difficult to determine the best Birds of Prey members), so we sat down and created a list of all the best and most memorable members. It's up to you to vote up the best of the best and determine once and for all the greatest superheroines who've ever been affiliated with the Birds of Prey.

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    First appearance: Batman #1 Spring, 1940

    Selina Kyle has been a burglar and jewel thief and possesses a complicated, oft-changing back story. She's a part of several Batman stories, and briefly becomes a member of the Birds of Prey.

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      First appearance: The Brave and the Bold #200 July, 1983

      Tatsu Yamashiro was an average girl who happened to be pretty good at martial arts. After a series of misfortunes, she decides to become a true samurai. Once her training is complete, she travels to America to fight for justice, ultimately joining the Birds of Prey replacing Barbara Gordon for a time.

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        First appearance: Batman #181 June, 1966

        Pamela Lillian Isley is usually a bad guy in the comics, but when she's recruited into Birds of Prey she seems like she might finally be on the right team. As it turns out, she's just using them to destroy companies she disagrees with which makes sense because she freaking loves plants. She had a skin condition as a kid that kept her inside, and any limited time outside was spent in her family's garden.

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        • First appearance: Batman #567 July, 1999

          There have been several Batgirls over the years, and Cassandra Cain is one of the most interesting. She was trained by her assassin parents to become the greatest assassin the world has ever seen. 

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