Thunderbird was one of the four houses at Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in North America. It was named after the magical creature of the same name. Thunderbird House was sometimes considered to represent the soul of a witch or wizard. It was also said that Thunderbird favoured adventurers.
|Name||Period Attending Ilvermorny||Notes|
|Chadwick Boot||c. 1629 - 1636||One of the original two students. Founded and named the house after his favourite animal.|
|Porpentina Goldstein||c. 1912 - 1919||former MACUSA Auror and Newton Scamander's wife.|
Behind the scenes
- J. K. Rowling revealed on Twitter that she was sorted into Thunderbird House on Pottermore.
- Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, revealed on Twitter that she was sorted into Thunderbird House on Pottermore.
- Katie Leung, who played Cho Chang in the Harry Potter films, revealed on Instagram that she had been sorted into Thunderbird House on Pottermore.
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2017 edition) (First mentioned)
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) (Mentioned in a newspaper)
- Wizarding World
Notes and references
- Ilvermorny’s four houses unveiled thanks to secret code found on Pottermore from Hypable
- Pottermore - All About Thunderbird
- Writing by J. K. Rowling: "Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry" at Wizarding World
- Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film) (see this image)
- Donate it to your favourite charity. I'm a Thunderbird.by J.K. Rowling on Twitter
- Tweet by Evanna Lynch (@Evy_Lynch)
- Instagram post by Katie Leung