The nickname for the smallest PAR Can lighting instrument. American DJ P16A SPECIAL Par 16 Mini Can, Silver, with Lamp | Full Compass "Birdie" in common usage is any can that will accept either a PAR16 or MR16 lamp. A variety of socket types are available including but not limited to E26/27 screw, GU10 and GX5.3 2-pin. The two most common voltages are 12V and 120V. The definition is sometimes extended to PAR20 cans as well.