The Spinning Bird Kick is referenced in Saints Row IV by Female Voice 1 (provided by one of Chun-Li's voice actresses, Laura Bailey). Occasionally, when using a taunt, the character will shout "Spinning Bird Punch!".
In the final episode of Tenchi in Tokyo, "Payback", while the characters are talking, Ryoko and Ayeka are fighting against each other in the background. At one point, Ryoko uses the Spinning Bird Kick against Ayeka.
In One Piece, the character Sanji have a attack similar to this called "Quasi".
In Digimon, the character Kazemon has the Tempest Twist similar to this attack.
The saint Eagle Yuna from Saint Seiya has the Divine Tornado similar the Spinning Bird Kick
The Spinning Bird Kick is referenced in the opening of Shrek 2 in which Princess Fiona fights off a group of hunters who snared Shrek with a Spinning Bird Kick before performing a Shoryuken on one of the guards.
In the third episode of The Nutshack's second season, named Slasher, Chita, who is already cosplaying as Chun-Li for a Halloween party, attacks Phil with a Spinning Bird Kick in one scene, complete with shouting the attack's name.
In the episode "Boing! Boing!" of the French cartoon series Zig & Sharko, Zig tries to hurt Sharko with a Spinning Bird Kick-like attack.