How to Read Birds as Omens and Signs

Updated on May 6, 2020
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In 2010, I started befriending the crows in my neighborhood. Every year, there's at least one new baby crow to introduce myself to.

I saw a black bird. Is it an omen? What does it mean?
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The Long History of Reading Birds as Omens & Signs

Since ancient times, people have looked to the heavens for signs, and since birds fly, it makes sense that people would perceive birds as messengers of the gods or fates. After all, a bird's-eye-view is significantly more omniscient than an earthbound perspective. Birds know what the world looks like from 30,000 feet high; they have seen the insides of clouds, so looking to birds for perspective makes an odd kind of sense.

Augury—the art of interpreting birds as omens—has been around since before the ancient Romans. An "auspice" is a Latin term for the messages birds might convey. An "augur" (a word that means both omen and one who sees an omen) would "take the auspices" by looking at "aves" (birds) and "reading" their appearance and behavior. Those auspices (bird-signs) were sometimes auspicious (lucky) and sometimes inauspicious.

If you say the words "auspices" and "auspicious" aloud, you can hear their relationship. Language emphasizes the long history of the belief that birds and luck are linked and that one might look to birds for guidance for knowing which steps to take in life.

But it wasn't just the ancient Romans who "read" birds. Ornithomancy, a modern term for augury, has been practiced all around the world, from the earliest recorded times. It's alluded to in many stories and legends of the indigenous people of the Americas and mentioned in the bible's old testament. Countless cultures have myths about clever, wise birds who talk to gods and deliver insight to humans.

Anyway, people have been reading birds for a very, very long time. If you'd like to begin practicing the ancient art of augury, this article will help you get started.

According to the ancient Egyptians, sparrows caught the souls of the recently deceased and carried them to heaven.
According to the ancient Egyptians, sparrows caught the souls of the recently deceased and carried them to heaven. | Source

What Does It Mean If a Bird...

What does it mean if a bird taps at my window?

Birds do this all the time: They see their reflection and freak out, assuming it's some rival bird encroaching on their territory. Usually, it's the territorial types that do it, and usually in springtime when they're feeling really frisky, but tapping on the window is hard to ignore. It's easy to believe that the bird is trying to get your attention.

A bird pecking on a window is definitely an opportunity to stop and pay attention. What have you forgotten or neglected to attend to? What neglected duties need doing? Which loose ends need tying? Take this as an opportunity to sit down and pick your brain to figure out what or whom you've overlooked.

What does it mean if a bird poops on me... or my car?

Most of us would be upset if a bird pooped on us. It's hard not to take this kind of thing personally, especially if you have to clean it up (that's what I call adding insult to injury). You may wonder if this particular bird has a vendetta against you or an angry message from above. Maybe you've insulted the universe in some way, and this is its revenge. Maybe its an angry ancestor trying to express their unhappiness about some mess you're making in life.

On the other hand, you might choose to agree with all the happy optimists who insist that bird poop a lucky sign. This is probably the healthiest interpretation since, after all, s*** happens.

What if a bird smashes into my window?

The awful thud of a bird hitting your window is a sign you just can't ignore. What it might mean:

  • Perhaps you're going to encounter an obstacle of some kind: emotional, mental, or physical.
  • Maybe it's a sign that you're headed in the wrong direction in some aspect of your life: personal, professional, or interpersonal.
  • Maybe you're moving too fast or too rashly and you need to slow down.
  • It could be a reminder of the obstacles you face and a reminder that not all options are open, or that timing is everything.
  • It might represent a rough transition, a trap, or a hidden pitfall.
  • It could represent the end of one reality, relationship, or belief system, and the start of something new.
  • Or it might just mean that the poor bird didn't see the glass. Consider putting up tape strips so it doesn't happen again.

What does it mean if a bird flies into my house?

Most cultures have superstitious beliefs that if a bird in your house, it is a message from above: God, fate, the universe, or your dead ancestors are trying to tell you something. Many believe that it is a bad omen, but many more believe that it is just a reminder to keep your eyes open.

The other day, a blue jay flew into my house looking for food... and then forgot how to get out. It caused a terrifying ruckus flapping around and banging its head into the glass, trying to escape. I grabbed a towel, threw it over the bird, then brought it back outside again. I felt sorry for it because I know how it feels to stumble headlong, unwittingly into a trap you don't know how to escape from, like a dead-end job, a toxic relationship, or some other mistake. You think you're headed towards something great and then all of a sudden, you find yourself in a very wrong situation you can't back out of. I took this situation as a timely object lesson and was grateful for the reminder.

Auspices: Bird Signs and What They Might Mean

In ancient Italy, not all birds in the sky were viewed as meaningful signs or messages from gods. They observed two kinds of birds: oscines and alites.

  • Oscines (ravens, crows, owls, and chickens), whose birdsongs conveyed larger meanings, could be interpreted as either favorable (lucky) or not, depending on where they sang from in relation to the augur.
  • Alites (eagles, vultures, and others) were those whose actions and flight patterns were interpreted meaningfully.

Depending on what time of year the bird was heard or observed, every sound and movement made by these birds had a different interpretation.

Ex tripudiis—the dances of feeding birds—were often read to help guide military expeditions. The troops brought chickens with them to war just for this purpose and would sprinkle food on the ground and release the birds from their cages when guidance was needed. If the chickens didn't come out to eat, crowed, flapped, or flew off, these were seen as bad omens, but if even one came out and dropped some food on the ground, this was a very lucky sign.

So what does this mean for you?

Let the ancient Romans guide you. When reading the skies for omens, consider all of the following:

  • What sounds does the bird make? Would you characterize the sound as mournful, happy, peeved, insistent, scared, sad, or haunting? What emotion or memory is evoked by that sound?
  • What is the bird doing? Is it flying, strutting, watching, flapping, swimming, hunting, or sleeping, and what meaning can you make from this action?
  • What type of bird is it? Is it a waterbird, songbird, predatory bird, or scavenger? What significance can you derive from the type, and does it hold any special meaning for you?
  • What color is the bird? Consult the table of color significance below.
  • How many birds are there? Is it a flock, a family, or an individual bird? Again, what significance can you ascribe to this number?

Many believe that the number of birds you see has special significance.
Many believe that the number of birds you see has special significance. | Source

Is Seeing a Black Bird Bad Luck?

Black creatures get a bad rap. Black sheep, black cats, and black birds (mainly crows and ravens) all have negative associations. Although many people assume black is bad, this consensus is no proof that these things are intrinsically malevolent or dangerous. Rather, the belief that black things are always bad is proof that people are lazy and want easy answers for things.

It would be very nice—and handy!—if all we had to do to find answers and guidance in life were to walk outside, look up at the sky, and "read" the birds flying overhead, especially if black meant always bad and white always meant good (and take a moment to notice the inherent racism of that remark). But of course, nothing is that simplistic.

Seeing a bird is not going to give you a clear answer. It's no magic 8-ball (and who thinks those are really magic?). A bird's color doesn't necessarily make any meaningful difference whatsoever. However, just as reading Tarot cards, studying astrology, and taking personality tests all give people ways to understand themselves more deeply, looking at nature can, too. Think of augury as just one more means of introspection and reflection.

With that in mind and from that angle, maybe a bird's color could be meaningful. Below you'll find a chart of different ways to interpret a bird's color.

What Could the Color of a Bird Symbolize?

White Birds
Black Birds
Red Birds
Blue Birds
Yellow Birds
peace, death, innocence, purity, kindness, forgiveness
The Shadow, secrets, dreams, the unconscious, death
passion, blood, danger, heat, a warning
happiness, sadness, truth, clarity, the unknown
happiness, a warning, joy, freedom (or lack of it)
As with the action and type of bird, the color of the bird you see might have significance. The seer's personal associations with a particular color should always be taken into account, as well.
If I see a white bird, what does it mean?
If I see a white bird, what does it mean? | Source

Questions to Ask to Discover a Bird's Significance

There are two kinds of bird signs: impetrative (sought after, asked for, or requested) and oblative (unasked for; coming out of the blue like a bolt of lightning!). So ask yourself: Is the bird bringing you an unasked-for message from the universe? Or is it answering a question you asked—explicitly or implicitly?

Is the bird bringing you an unasked-for message from the universe? Or is it answering a question you asked—explicitly or implicitly?

What the Type of Bird You See Might Signify

Type of Bird
Associations to Consider
Historical or Cultural Context
Black birds (crows, ravens, blackbirds)
Black birds are most often associated with death. They are often believed to bring messages from our dead loved ones.
Odin, a Norse God, had two ravens who flew all over the world then returned to whisper what they'd seen into his ears.
White birds (doves, egrets, etc.)
Like black birds, white birds are often associated with ghosts, holy spirits, and the afterlife.
Doves are seen by many as symbols of peace or faith.
Owls
Owls are often associated with wisdom, knowledge, and insight. They're also sometimes associated with female power and fertility.
Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom, was always pictured with an owl.
Predatory birds (hawks, falcons, owls, eagles, etc.)
Victory, strength, power, domination, perspective.
Many cultures associate predatory birds with war.
Scavengers (vultures, crows, etc.)
Tenacity, patience, observation, timing.
Most people know that scavengers linger near dead bodies.
Songbirds (finches, sparrows, starlings, etc.)
Domesticity, imprisonment, freedom, cheerfulness.
Miners used to take canaries down into mine shafts as an early warning system for lack of oxygen.
Hummingbirds
Lightheartedness, diligence, the importance of small things.
Aztecs saw them as messengers from the gods and ancestors. They were good luck symbols.
A flock of starlings in a murmuration: What does it mean? These flying patterns are more akin to physics than biology, but scientists still don't know how the birds can do it!
A flock of starlings in a murmuration: What does it mean? These flying patterns are more akin to physics than biology, but scientists still don't know how the birds can do it!

Questions & Answers

  • What does it mean if a blackbird lands on your shoulder, unafraid?

    If a blackbird landed on my shoulder, I'd imagine that bird thought it knew me. I'd assume it was an old friend of mine or an ancestor trying to communicate or reach out for some reason. I'd ask myself which friend/family member was trying to connect with me, and I'd look at the details of the situation to try to guess who (and imagine what, exactly, they were trying to convey). Where you were and what you were doing and what you were thinking about right before the bird landed. Those are all important parts of the story. I'd also take it as a sign of my relationship with and connection to the environment/world/universe.

  • What does it mean if a bluebird hits you in the head?

    If any bird hit me in the head, I'd definitely have to wonder. Physical contact with a wild animal is very unusual, and wild animals seldom touch humans for no reason. I'd definitely think that the bird was trying to get my attention and warn me about something.

  • What does it mean if a bird flies in a circle above you?

    So it's like a bird is drawing a circle around you from above? If this happened to me it would be hard not to imagine myself not as "the center of the universe," but certainly as the center of something. I'd have to stop and ponder what, exactly.

  • What does a dead blackbird mean?

    When you come across a dead creature, it's always a bit jarring. Being reminded of your mortality and vulnerability is always a bit of a shock. It's a little reminder that nobody—no living creature—can see their end; we can't predict or know or control it. The bird couldn't, and you can't either. It's good to be reminded of this fact of reality every once in a while, especially since we like to fool ourselves. If you see a dead bird, take a moment to pause and consider all those obvious, plain truths that you'd prefer to forget. Being reminded of your lack of control might be an opportunity to reassess what is really important now, at this moment, so that you can reassess how you are living and how you're spending your time.

  • I saw a white bird (it looked decently large but I couldn't make out what it was, it moved in and out of sight so fast) in the middle of the night fly across the road just where my headlights could see it. Do you think this could be symbolic of anything or just coincidence?

    I think anything can be symbolic if you want it to be, and if it were me, I might definitely see a large, ghostlike bird revealing itself to me at night as a significant event. Perhaps it was an owl? Owls always seem important and significant to me.

What kind of bird did you see? What was it doing, and what do you think it means?

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      DIANA 

      4 days ago

      What is the meaning for the Cardinal. I have seen one for a couple

      weeks in my front yard and sitting on my window ledge. Never seen

      cardinals like this. They were few and far between.

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      Lara 

      6 days ago

      A grey dove landed on my balcony. She appeared to be totally confident, so I went out: she looked at me and then we both stared at the big fool moon in front of us. I generally feel very happy and in peace when there is a fool moon. I got a feeling that this meant that I've fully reached my feminine power and I'm ready to host new lives. COuld that be the case?

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      Sam 

      7 days ago

      A dove landed on my shoulder today as I was working on my carport then preceded to follow me around the carport getting on my shoulder every chance it could have it some water and food but don’t know what to do I don’t want the other birds to hurt it because it smells of human

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      ncorona07 

      10 days ago

      My ex and i were driving and a brown bird fell from the sky what does that mean?

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      Brittany 

      11 days ago

      I saw 3 black birds together twice in one day. First time was on my way to work then again after work. Then I saw 3 white birds today on my way into work. Any idea what this would mean?

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      Question 

      2 weeks ago

      I’ve had many encounters of birds over the past couple of months. First it started with feathers randomly falling onto me then a dead bird was outside my window. A couple weeks later at least 2 birds flew into the same window and last of all somehow a bird got into my house (pigeon) and I don’t know how. The dead bird was a small bird not to sure what type though. It just seems very strange and I can’t lie over the last couple of weeks I’ve been worried for my life because of a situation that is happening. Is this a sign of anything? Please let me know, thanks.

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      fluffy 

      2 weeks ago

      I saw a small bird with a red beak flying since night, it was on the light wires..then it flew away, came back flew away again, again and again...then it never came back... I thought to myself, whats his message.

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      Marie 

      2 weeks ago

      I grate cheese and leave it on my chopping block in my kitchen. I have birds fly in to feed all day. The birds also fly around my house. Fiscal fly catchers, robins and wag tails. Today one of the fiscal fly catchers landed on my head.

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      Diane 

      2 weeks ago

      What does it mean when I keep seeing a black Bird with a white breast and white in its wings.

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      Queenie 

      3 weeks ago

      As I was walking outside there was a small black bird with a red circle on its wings. The bird flew past me once and it was kinda close; which I thought was odd at first. Then it flew really fast close to my head a second time making a aggressive sound. I instantly thought “ what did I do wrong for the bird to want to attack me?”

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      Sunshyne 

      3 weeks ago

      What does it mean when a bird lands outside your apartment window at the bottom of it, then flies to the top of it, then flies away?

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      An Orange and black bird 

      3 weeks ago

      Is it a bad or good sign

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      Aman 

      3 weeks ago

      What does it mean if I find 30-40 birds perching on my door in the morning? Never seen that many birds together in this bird species before. I didn't sleep that night and I was really learning weird but true stuff about the spirit

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      David lewis 

      4 weeks ago

      I wonder can you help me I have been visited by 2 birds one a pigion the other a blackbird both were injured in the wing

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      Priscilla 

      4 weeks ago

      What does it mean for birds to live and chirp all day inside of the fire place. Dominant orange red color 1 0r 2 lives outside the window daily. It seems as if 1 or 2 is looking for food. Is there a message or birds just nesting in the fireplace?

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      Stenie 

      5 weeks ago

      This is the 2nd time A white Bird came to me in front as if she want to tell me something i was freaking out i scream i was so scared.

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      Old Fart 

      5 weeks ago

      The question about baby birds on ground. Ive seen that before. It seemed to be same bird multi days. Another time may have been multi birds hatched from same nest.

      I think these are birds not adapting correctly. I actually have put worms in front of them in case food was an issue.

      Could also be ground nesters at times just starting their cycle as grow. I'm not a bird expert, but i love nice animals.

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      Old Fart 

      5 weeks ago

      I don't believe in weird stuff. However; weird people keep telling me I'm a star child. I looked it up; & i am similar. I like to joke; but honestly ive had about 80-100 birds land on me in my life. My wife thought i made this stuff up; but she's seen it.

      Is it normal to have birds land on you. Is my total normal. And why does it happen.

      In addition; before i got real sick, a lot of birds would whistle at me, if i whistled back we'd start talking (i don't speak bird. I'd copy them; they'd copy me. Even patterns. Is that normal). My lungs are too hurt to do it anymore; but it used to tickle my wife.

      I never thought about all this weird stuff; because I'm autistic & only believe what i can prove. I could prove this; but thr why i don't know.

      After near death a raven landed right beside me & would not leave no matter what. My wife still remembers that. So weird. It just landed; set in front, & looked in my eyes. I was in an area you wouldnt even expect a bird. No offense; i don't want to hear all the hocus pocus stuff; because my brain will not accept that. I need a science answer. Do i release pharamones that attracts animals that sense me as safe?

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      Baiba Baika 

      5 weeks ago

      A bird landed on my foot and wouldn't go. What does that mean??

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      Brandon Dougherty 

      6 weeks ago

      What does it mean if I keep finding injured birds three days in a row literally picked them up and they flew away

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      Carolyn 

      6 weeks ago

      I woke this morning to the sound of a bird in my bedroom. Doors and widows were both shut. It was a little sparrow so I opened the window and let it out., I am So puzzled as I can’t see how it got into my room?

      What does this mean?

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      ColorfulChristy26 

      7 weeks ago

      What does it mean when a yellow chested finch(esk) bird fell from the tree dead at my feet?

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      Vanessa 

      2 months ago

      Nidhi priya sharma - I just looked came to this site ( a mere four hours after you) looking for the same answer. It was a few years ago (I happened to retell the story today), but it was a Grey Francolin in Hawaii. And not all that small -- the size of a pigeon. It landed on my bare leg while I was laying in a beach chair and the feeling of its claws trying to hang on to my skin scared the life out of me, so I screamed. Then it hung out a few feet away for a while. It was during a very, very hard time in my life. I liked the suggestion above (paraphrased) "I'd imagine that bird thought it knew me. I'd assume it was an old friend of mine or an ancestor trying to communicate or reach out for some reason. I'd ask myself which friend/family member was trying to connect with me, and I'd look at the details of the situation to try to guess who." Having just read that, I now feel like it might have been a musician I knew who had died of a sudden heart attack a few days earlier. I didn't know him well, so while his passing was sad, it wasn't personal. However, he'd been a very spiritual person, very tied to the land and (according to him) the spirits that roamed the islands. He could see them everywhere. In hindsight, I think it was his spirit somehow, and he landed on me to try to send a message, likely of comfort or to remember that life can be terrible, but also magical, and all at once. No matter what, I've never heard of such a thing happening to anyone else until now (or not without offering the bird food or what have you), so no matter what it means, I think we're pretty special that a wild animal chose to land on us (plus Mark Turner, who I now see had it happen a month ago). Even at the time, I felt it had to be a good omen.

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      Nidhi priya sharma 

      2 months ago

      I got a small dove come and sit on my head while I was doing prayer..i got scared and flew it away..but after getting off my head it looked me again n then flew.wat does this symbolise..happened to me for the first tym in my life..

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      Abena 

      2 months ago

      I dreamt of a pigeon watching me while I slept

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      Adebayo Joshua 

      2 months ago

      A two small singing bird with two colours chest is white and their back is black flew in to my verrander,rest on line and later flew away.this is the second the two birds came visiting.what does it mean

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      Samuel Ntiamoah Baah 

      2 months ago

      Almost every morning, a bird with yellowish beak, yellowish oval shape around its eyes, red feathers on it's chest and black feathers on its back, comes to knock on my window at 5:50 am there about. Its not a singing bird for sure. The amazing thing is that, it first started knocking on the window of my prayer room, then later i stopped sitting in that room, then it located me in my bed room. This morning after knocking at the bedroom window, i moved out to the prayer room and it located me there also before it left. What can this mean? Please

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      JEAN KEOUGH 

      2 months ago

      HELLO AT MY APT COMPLEX BEEN THERE 2YRS NOW HAVE NEVER BEEN ABLE TO FEED BIRDS FROM BALCONY SO I GO OUTSIDE THE OTHER DAY AND HERE IS 2 SWEET MOURNING DOVES WHO HAVE BUILT A NEST ON MY AIR CONDITIONER ! THE COVER IS STILL ON IT AND I DONT WANT TO DISTURB THEM BUT MANAGEMENT WILL BE SOON COLLECTING THE COVERS FOR THE WARMER WEATHER BY JUNE WHAT SHOULD I DO ? AND ARE THESE MOURNING DOVES A GOOD SIGN OR DO THEY HAVE SOME SIGNIFICANCE TO ME....THANK YOU!

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      Bixzcyd 

      2 months ago

      Around midnight I noticed a big white bird flying weird circles near my house, I noticed at least 4 different circles he flew. I didn't expect to see it doing the same circles about two hours later. In my town there usually aren't any or many white birds.

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      Mia 

      2 months ago

      Found an injured black bird on my property. Trying to help it heal before letting it go.

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      MommysPunky 

      2 months ago

      What does it mean to be driving and hit a red cardinal twice in the same week?

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      Gaynor Ayers 

      2 months ago

      Yesterday there was a young pigeon tapping on my bedroom window. Then today the bird flew into my house, landed on my windowsill I was able to catch it and gently take it outside. It stayed in my hands and I asked it to go now. It is now in my garden with its mum. What does this signify?

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      Mark Turner 

      3 months ago

      A bird landed in my hand and will not leave my hand now what is that mean or sign off

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      3 months ago

      I saw 1 bird ar my window ans later on two birds side by side on a wire

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      Kisha1982 

      3 months ago

      I have had several crazy things going on with birds around me lately....to start a few months ago one was inside the trailor when we got home I had to help find its way out...another I thought wow a birds gonna just sit on top of my truck and listen to me as I sing and for a few diff songs lol only to find after a while they flew off and left crap...the next would be gettingwoke up to them beating on my window and now in the midst of all this corona stuff they have been singing loudly in the trees and by the bunches I felt immediantly afraid and videoed and would love to send to you..I think this instance Tuesday was tryna warn me to get inside n whats about to come...………...I also love birds ..my kitchen is done in them ..I believe them to be prolific by nature n such

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      Jay 

      3 months ago

      Birds where flying all around me on my balcony today and singing the louder then I ever heard a bird in my 34 years I loveeee birds but this was amazingly scary now that I read on I love you Lord you Know that

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      TomPerry 

      3 months ago

      When I got home today to take out the garbage, I saw some white feathers, a few with a little blood on them. On the fence, I saw some kind of hawk or falcon perched on the fence. It had a reddish breast, with a dark grey back and head. On the ground below it was a dead white pigeon or dove, with a yellow plastic band around its leg, with the number 91 on it. I watched it for a minute and got a few pics. It looked like it might be trying to recovered its dropped prey, but flew off.

      In browsing bird symbolisms, encountering a dead bird or other animal seems to anticipate change, but I'm not sure what it might mean. Any insights?

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      Empress 

      3 months ago

      A crow with a missing "foot" keeps flying to my window with food in its mouth everyday about the same time , looks at me, then flies off .

      Everyday it comes twice or three times around the same time.

      Is there something I'm missing?

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      Beejay 

      3 months ago

      I heard a woodpecker tapping on a tree early cold morning

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      Padma Priya 

      3 months ago

      Pigeon flew from up n came n touched my leg and again flew away

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      Jessi 

      4 months ago

      Today, sitting at the bus stop with my kids, I saw what looked to be a sparrow fall dead from the electrical wire over head.........

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      Maria 

      4 months ago

      I found a gray turtle duve on the railing in my bedroom staring at my bed what does it mean

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      Mariska 

      4 months ago

      The first bird that came into my office and tried getting out the closed window was a cross i guess between a sparrow and a black rhino bird. the second one was a little glass eye. and this was within 2 weeks.

      I have a 10 k race coming up and I have been telling myself to go run in the afternoons. And I have been having some sort of anger issues and feel irritated at home the whole time. Do you think this means I need to get out more because my home and everything around me makes me feel caged?

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      Lee D 

      4 months ago

      Sitting on my deck discussing with a friend my new relationship with a guy when a hummingbird flew Right in my face. Interpretation please ??

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      Mary Webster 

      5 months ago

      I am trying to figure out how a little green bird got into my car. All my windows were up tight it pooped all over I opened the door and it flew out it is bothering me to know how it got there. I did lose to loved ones last years

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      Sibu 

      5 months ago

      I am being followed by black birds. They constantly stare at me, and I would Chase them away as they make me feel scared.

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      Ronald Spearman 

      5 months ago

      Blacks birds in back yard

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      Meghan Scydick 

      5 months ago

      Does anyone know what it means when about 20 to 30 black birds are constantly following me wherever I go if I'm outside

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      Teniah 

      5 months ago

      2 day a bird flew into a house I was painting it flew from room to room finally Landing in a windowsill allowing me to catch it and let it go outside over the last week I didn't see the birds with two separate occasions a bird kept flying into the bedroom window and then at work today when the bird was there prior to that there was something in the house that turn a shower on any ideas Insight please

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      Jeani 

      5 months ago

      Hi

      On my birthday last week. My friend and I were having coffee, and 2 white doves came to sit next to us. Then casually walked into my house. Walked around and then walked back towards us and sat down. What is the meaning? Thanks.

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      Becky 

      5 months ago

      I had sent a inquiry about if there is a meaning behind having a coopers hawk land on my hand.

      But over the last year i have had many bird encounters. I almost had an owl land on me while i was out hunting. I had another encounter with an owl on the side of the road. I stopped cause it was on side of road and thought maybe it was injured. It let me stand right next to it. It just looked at me. I was able to pet it (with thick leather gloves on)

      It looked at me and then flew away. It was not injured. It was the strangest thing.

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      Doris Rivera 

      5 months ago

      It was 1 blue little bird and it flew in the window flew on my back and pooped

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      Monica 

      6 months ago

      There is a grey small bird with a black head and black beak knocking on our window every morning around 6h00 and 6h30 then returns again around 8am ,it knocks with its beak so aggresively and flickers its wings on the window.my concern is its the same bird everyday. There are other birds that land on the window but not at the same time but they dont do similar action

      It disappeared for about a month and came back and same place same time. I m worried what this can mean ,pls help

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      Alexa 

      6 months ago

      A dark blue/indigo bird flew to my house through an open balcony door. I tried to help it find its way out but it keeps on flying in circles so I let it be.. when I try to call my family members to show it to them, it disappeared..

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      Janice 

      6 months ago

      Small brown bird flew in livingroom door flew threw the house into my bedroom set a few and flew out my back door

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      Nicole 

      6 months ago

      What does it mean when a yellow weaver keeps pecking at my window

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      Country 

      6 months ago

      I have two blue woodpeckers that set outside pecking on a tree about half the day, and a ton of black birds flying in circles overhead, one will set on the branch outside singing to me. This has been going on for a while now. What significant does it have?

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      Bonny 

      6 months ago

      On many different occasions at work I have had a cardinal Fly into my cabin windows repeatedly, then proceed to the other side of the cabin and fly into those windows as well. It happened at two different cabins for just about 2 weeks give or take, straight, about every other day. It flew into the window so much i was surprised it didn't fall over dead. What does this mean?

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      Charlotte 

      6 months ago

      I saw high above coming through a narrow window pre ceded by flimsy white clouds a white dove which then began to radiate. Below I was trying

      to balance a bon bon plant and had to look up. I think it was a perfectly balanced moment of the brain which key allowed a spiritual influence. I don t know. U think. So later i was very upset here in my apt balcony that the crows I d always befriended chased a dove and her mate so that she flew in between the railings, mouth full of blood and died. I took it to the garbage and then her beautiful mate showed up sitting on the railing looking down where she had been before flying away sadly. I was so mad at the crows. I tolerate but am not as defendent of them as i once was.

      One time I didn t get a rental cause I showed friendliness to crows and the caretaker hated them. But a hummingbird flew in recently and landed on my 6ft Fern tree before coolly finding its way back out. I do notice appreciation for little things lately. Just straightening up the sagging corner on the bag on the recycle bin was pointed out by an observer. We have a snow owl too last winter that is supposed to live further north. My native girlfriend said an elder called me snowy owl. I said ok I m snowy owl and I live now in the village 91 suites mingled with natives.

      I m norweigian but we intermingled with natives in one of Bc inlets as they gave arriving immigrants land as it was similiar to Norway. Anyways, the neighbours roared with laughing so hard I heard they fell off their chairs.

      Maybe the crows were too. Peace fun.

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      kemikmorrison@hotmail.com 

      6 months ago

      What does it mean if a white pigeon flies on to your hand.what do pigeons mean.

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      Marita 

      6 months ago

      A gray bird comes yo the door of my sick mother in laws home everyday whats this a sign of

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      Sue 

      6 months ago

      A Lesser Yellowlegs was feeding in my yard in a swampy area. immediately after sighting it. I fell down and injured my hand, arm and knee. What is the significance?

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      Guadalupe JR Sanchez 

      7 months ago

      What does it mean when 1 mockingbird shows up to my second story apt (balcony) every morning, throughout the day and in the evening before dark? It allows me to get close! I feel a connection to this bird somehow!

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      Bobbie jean 

      7 months ago

      At night for the past few months I have been driving to meet a friend of mine. Our relationship has seemed to evolved into more than I expected but the thing is I am married. It’s about a 24 mile drive & I have recently taken notice to small like, maybe a sparrow type of bird swooping down, Clyde to my car, in front of my headlights. Or I noticed birds chirping slit at night time when we’re together. What is this mean what could it mean

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      Sam 

      7 months ago

      What does it mean when a flock of birds that sound cheerful fly outside around your house - back and forth. They appear to being trying to tell me something. These birds are the Maryland State bird - Orioles.

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      R. silver 

      7 months ago

      we keep getting sparrows and starlings either in our basement or the main floor. What do think it means?

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      BlackPearl 

      7 months ago

      I have a black bird with a yellow beak at my office. It sit at my door or walk by my door but I see it at my office and my house. I don't think its the same bird but Im not sure what it means.

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      desirea 

      7 months ago

      I had a white dove stuck in our back porch so i caught it kissed its had , talked o it showed granma kissed forehead . Set em free ..

      About month before i as spraying black widows. After that shortly went to smoke a cig then was attacked by mybe over or about a hundred bites from head to toes . Black widows

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      Darleneream1967 

      7 months ago

      Me and my daughter and friend was walking and talking coming from the park and then we heard a noise sound like something hit something so we look up and seen and blue and white with no head and it was flying throw us and the wings was still moving and the feather was flying around us so we started screaming ran as fast as could it was every scary

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      Darlene 

      7 months ago

      Me and my daughter and friend walking from park then we all hear a noise like something hit up again something so we look up and the bird head was gone but it still flew us it was a blue and white bird and wings was still moving and feathers flow around and the bird on more hit us it was very scary we started screaming and ran

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      Keisha 

      7 months ago

      What does it mean when a bird run unto my kitchen window

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      Brenda 

      7 months ago

      Last night when I was driving home a bird flew right in front of my car me and my kids were a little shocked my son said it looked like an owl I was tryna make a u-turn to look at the bird but instead idk if something fell in our car we heard a tap idk if it was that bird who did that or if it was something that fell from the tree it was so strange!

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      Kimberly Weatherford 

      7 months ago

      There is a brown bird that keeps appearing in our home. My son says it’s a finch, I don’t know. I did not see it until today, it flew in my sons room, it seems to disappear, now it’s in my room. Seems to want to stay here not sure. It just does what it wants. What in the world is going on? I am a spiritualist and I love the bird, but I cannot pinpoint why it is here. Off and on 3 weeks. Can you let me know something?

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      Star 

      7 months ago

      The bird is color black and white and it seems unfamiliar to me. His on the mango leaves and with a glimpse he simply dissapeared. What does it mean?

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      Nora razonado 

      7 months ago

      I was shock when i opened our cr i saw a black bird (asean glossy starling bird) a black w/ red eyes small bird floating in a pale w/ water but the bird alive... Only 1 bird... What does it means

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      April 

      8 months ago

      I was walking in the park with a friend and a small bird almost flew into my head, I had to duck. Then, a black & white magpie lark flew directly towards me and landed right beside where my friend and I were sitting, looking at us. Barely two minutes later, two brown birds flew so close next to us that my friend reached out and touched one of their wings! It was so strange, and they were all different types of birds. What could it mean?

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      Sylvia 

      8 months ago

      A beautiful, big crow flew into the building I work in. It hit the window several times and eventually flew out. Then I was advised it was lying on the curb and wasn't moving. I went to the crow and brought it back into the building and called the wild bird sanctuary to come and get it and try to nurse it back to health. But, the lovely crow had blood coming out of its mouth and then died. I believe it had internal injuries. I felt so sad and put it under a beautiful cedar tree. Is there any special meaning to the experience that happened to me at the beginning of this week?

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      Merlin 

      8 months ago

      I had a visit from a sparrow today It came in flew around then went under my streo and records then I found out it came hopping out of my bathroom so I went into the bathroom and it flew out through the living room and out the glass door I had opened the strang thing is that after it flew out it landed on my front porch and stayed there for 20 min then after I gave it bread that it didnt ttouch it left

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      Nikki81 

      8 months ago

      In a parking lot, a crow was staring at me.. was strange not only because I have never been so close to a crow before but it was just standing there looking at me.. so I said hello to it lol. Then I walked around my car to get into the driver side, got in the car, did my seatbelt up and the crow jumped onto the hood of my car and continued to stare at me! Was quite unnerving!

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      Gail Lynch 

      8 months ago

      I had an Ibis [acing on my front verandah looking at me through the window.

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      Jeff Page 

      8 months ago

      I have had a black and white bird walk into my home when I left the door open. Does this have any significance?

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      Jeffrey Marshall 

      8 months ago

      A wood Pigeon was sitting outside my window about 30 feet (9 meters) away pecking at some things on the ground , we made eye contact and both carried on doing what we were doing, I made a pot of coffee the pigeon pecked at the ground. I looked at the pigeon again as I tried to figure out how old it was and if it might be a cross breed. The pigeon looked up and flew straight at my head, I know this as I could see directly down its nostrils/beak and into its eyes and along its body! Obviously it hit the window of the kitchen, then turned as it bounced back and flew up into a tree opposite, the pigeon was not stunned but it left an imprint of its body and wings on the window. Looked for meanings and not figured one out of many possibles!

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      Mani Prakash 

      8 months ago

      Pair of Sparrow and Pigeon are sitting on window. What does they wants to indicate?

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      Ashley 

      8 months ago

      2 different times within a month I’ve found light brown birds in my home. Not freaking out just gracefully flying then go right out the front door when I open it. Any thoughts. I’ve always heard birds in the house are a bad thing or it the bird flies straight into the window(seen it happen when I was a kid) every time it happened usually after 3 birds a family member or someone close has gotten super sick or has passed away

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      Jaslene Rodriguez 

      8 months ago

      I think I’m supposed to die Be because black Crowds and white sea eagles keep interfering with my life

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      Laura 

      8 months ago

      When I open the draper to my sliding patio door a red bird was at the door, it just stood there for 2-3 minutes and then it flew away, I have a feeling that the bird was trying to tell me something.

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      Linda 

      8 months ago

      Yesterday a Bird hit my sliding glass door and he died. Today it happened Again ? Why and what does it mean? is it a Sign that something is going to Happen?

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      James 

      8 months ago

      Seen two small brown birds flying around in my bedroom. Windows shut. I was able to get them out

      By directing their flight through the door. Not sure what type of birds they were. A sparrow maybe? Not sure.

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      Eagle 

      8 months ago

      As i was driving down a dirt road, a eagle was in the right hand edge of the road just ahead of me, as i got closer he flew up over my car and hovered about a mile or 2 then he flew ahead and crossed over to land a tree left side of the road , he stared at me until i got closer, crossing me again, he flew into the sky

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      Jeannie R 

      8 months ago

      Today my blue budgie died from old age I’m thinking. Very unique story in that I raised her after she hatched when the mother bird died. When she had just fledged and beginning to fly she flew out the door one day around Christmas. It was around 20 degrees and I assumed she wouldn’t make it a night. but luck would have it my neighbor came across an ad in the paper a woman had said a parakeet had landed on her daughters shoulder in their yard almost 2 miles away from my house. I was flabbergasted that the budgie survived and I got her back. Fast forward 8 years, today she died and a i thought, you’re free now to fly and within hours a sparrow flew into my house. Synchronicities are there if you open your eyes to them.

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      Tracy s 

      8 months ago

      Today i saw black bird and it was flying around and when turn back around the bird was gone and few minute later saw yellow and black small bird was laying down dead and realize black bird wanted eat tbe bird and hour later and another bird just sitting at my door wouldn't move and just look at me with a piece feather in it mouth and co worker made a noise and the bird poop small amount blood and flew away minute later. What does this mean?

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      Allan 

      9 months ago

      A small reflective green bird with black and white stripes in it's underbelly hit my window. It was stunned. I nursed it for a while and then put it ontop of our greenhouse. Soon after a Kookaburra swooped down and took it away in its mouth.

      What does this mean?

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      Rosie8601 

      9 months ago

      So yesterday before I came too work, (CNA 48 hour weekend shift) a small bunting flew into my bathroom well before we could catch it the cat came in swopped up and got it before we could. Long story short my daughter (10) and I burried it. Today at work (private home) 9 birds that I am aware of have hit the same window during the day. The 9th or 10th one which looks like young Jay bird (blue) has killed itself. What does this all mean? 2 birds in 2 days. Something is obviously trying to get my attention maybe....

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      G.D. Bassi 

      9 months ago

      What does it mean when a small sparrow taps two/three times on my head?

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      2 white birds than 1 black bird than 1 white bird flew past my window what does it mean 

      9 months ago

      2 white birds than 1 black bird than 1 white bird flew past my window. What does it mean?

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      Kelly 

      9 months ago

      All my doors and windows were/are shut. I was at the front door talking to a friend. When I heard a crash in the kitchen. There was a sparrow in my kitchen flying around. It landed, looked at me and flew around some more. I went over and opened my glass doors and walked back through the house around and back into the kitchen and it flew out. Any idea if this was a coincidence or a maybe a message ?

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      Tammy 

      9 months ago

      I saw 2 Vultures outside the apartment building I live in. Not sure what it means but I've had a bad feeling all day that something isn't right

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      XMariNolan 

      9 months ago

      My first encounter, of seeing (birdie), my wonderful, black bird who became my best friend. Birdie choose me, he let me me know by getting closer and closer

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      Pely 

      9 months ago

      Today September 29,2019, I see 2 birds enter the kitchen at 7:00 higher something.

      They are twitting and flying out in the window. What does it mean?

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      Libby 

      9 months ago

      I work in a building that is a fortress so to speak...all week I have heard song birds singing as if they were right next to me. Loud and sweet...any ideas as to what's happening? This is extremely strange to me.

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