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Vital Statistics
Species Bird
Gender Male
Hair color White and tan feathers
Eye color Black (yellow sclera)
Other Statistics
Identity Henry Thornwald
Reason To keep civilians away from a government project
Powers and abilities Flight
Production Details
First appearance WNSD: New Mexico, Old Monster
Played by Frank Welker[Note 1]

The Wakumi was a one-man glider plane designed to look like a giant bird. It was operated by Col. Henry Thornwald.

Physical appearance

It is a giant eagle-like bird with white and tan feathers.


It appears to be wild and fierce.

Powers and abilities

It is an excellent flier, and it can swoop down and carry off people in its claws.


What's New, Scooby-Doo?

Season two

Henry Thornwald revealed

Henry Thornwald is revealed as the culprit.

Col. Henry Thornwald fabricated the Wakumi legend to scare people away from a secret government project and to capture climbers who got too close. He also disguised himself as a Shaman to promote fake legends about the bird.



  1. Uncredited.