Birds in dreams usally represent trancendence and freedom as we overcome
issues. Unusual or rare birds often symbolize very specific
behaviors, attitudes, and thinking patterns we have. Like animals,
bird symbolism is usually based the one characteristic of the bird
that stands out most.
To dream of an albatross represents an aspect of yourself that
navigate through difficult or uncertain situations with ease and grace
by never hesitating or explaining itself. Behavior that is noticeably
not being a wimp about doing whatever it needs to do by never hesitating
or explaining it to other people because it's faster that way. This
dream may also reflect your willingness to take risks or explore new
opportunities, even if they seem daunting or uncertain. Feeling that
if you confidently not see a problem as a problem, then it probably
won't be. Never excepting that you will not save yourself from whatever
you have to save yourself from. A professional attitude about never
hesitating or explaining yourself no matter what happens during uncertain
Negatively, dreaming about an albatross may represents feelings
that it's faster to get away with with something by never hesitating
or explaining it. You or someone else that "steals the show"
without hesitation or explanation. Pushing through any obstacle or
challenge without hesitation or explanation that is admirable and
effective, but may also lead to a disregard for consequences or accountability.
Taking whatever you want to fix your problem.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing a large albatross standing in front
of him faced away from him. In waking life, the man was experiencing
cops criminally claiming to be protective of a dangerous situation
as the reason they temporarily obstructed him from having them arrested.
The lie claimed it was important to fix the dangerous situation without
hesitation or explanation because the danger seemed obvious, when
it was actually an excuse to commit more crime. In this case, the
albatross may have reflected the cops corrupt behavior pushing through
legal obstacles without accountability.
To dream of a blackbird represents a lack of motivation or a loss
of interest. You may not be utilizing your full potential
or simply don't want to spend any time focusing on something.
The blackbird species should not be mistaken for a black colored bird
or crow. Black colored birds are more symbolic of bad luck
or unpleasant developments. Crows most likely point to
annoyances in your life.
*Please See Birds.
*Please See Crows.
To see a blue jay in your dream, represents an aspect of your personality
that draws attention to itself. You or someone else that
is easily noticed. You may feel that people notice everything
you say or do.
*Please See Bluebirds.
To dream of a bluebird represents feelings about a situation being
perfectly safe and happy. Feelings about a situation or behavior being
"lovely." Feeling good loving everyone else. Feeling good
having nothing to hide. Feeling good about never having fake anything
in life. Feelings about some area of your life perfectly transcending
dishonesty and social disharmony. Feeling that everything happening
in a situation is wonderful with no danger whatsoever. Social happiness
and resolution. Enjoying feeling that you know and get along with
everyone around you. Enjoying a situation where you never have a reason
to be nervous. Confidence in situations where everything feel free
and wonderful. Happiness gain through old fashioned values.
may reflect a refusal to be involved in anything that isn't perfectly
safe and happy even if it hurts others because it risk losing your
own happiness. Naive optimism. Feeling annoyed by happy people. Sadness
about how happy and easy life used to be. Jealousy of others having
happier functioning relationships. Feeling that you are the only person
in a situation that is genuinely being themselves. Feeling like a
fake or poser around people that aren't.
Dreams of bluebirds
commonly appear sitting on a shoulder. This may reflect feelings about
believing yourself as an honest happy person being important to be
noticed by others. Showing off to others with a happy attitude. Feeling
that nobody can stop you from enjoying strong support from good friends
and loving family. Refusing to listen or accept a situation that isn't
supportive of happiness or strong relationships.
Note: The bluebirds
symbol should not be mistaken for blue colored birds. The bluebird
is an actual species of bird most commonly with a blue top, orange
chest, and white underbelly.
*Please See Blue
*Please See Birds.
To dream of a budgie represents behavior that notices it isn't an
expert, but is so wonderful it keeps looking around for anything it
can to help. Feelings about a nice person who doesn't stop talking
to you about anything it can. Inexperienced honest behavior that scares
itself that it needs to never give up trying to find an answer. Worried
socializing that keeps asking for any help it can. Wasting your time
not talking to an expert.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing a budgie. In waking life her husband was worried
about losing his business and she observed him listening to inexperienced
friends about any possibility to help him fix his business problem
that he could. The budgie in this case may have reflect the woman's
feelings about her husband wasting his time not talking to an expert.
*Please See Hawk.
*Please See Vultures.
To dream of a canary represents feelings of optimism, positivity,
joy, and the ability to simply move on from problems that don't support
that type of thinking. Feelings of freedom to never care about anything
except saying life is working out great because you can always move
on. Feelings about never having to see yourself having a problem or
being ruined because you can simply move on. An attitude of optimism
or positive thinking as though it was the point of life that leaves
all its problems behind if it isn't happy. A professional attitude
about talking about your problems going away and moving on if you
don't like what's happening. Getting attention for why you are always
paying attention to never choosing problems because you can always
leave problems behind. Positivity is what is always sought, and the
freedom to move on if you don't like what is happening. Liking your
life all the time and never being desperate to move on. Never being
desperate for anything that isn't positivity that can be easily seen.
Feelings about yourself not being a little kid about liking your life
all the time and moving on if someone else doesn't want you to. Awareness
of preferring to choose optimism and not wanting to be someone's friend
if they don't like that about you. Awareness of yourself or someone
else that isn't stupid about liking other people's feelings to make
Negatively, a canary may reflect feelings of never having anything
to say except that everything in life is working out great to the
point of looking stupid staying the way you are. Jealousy or annoyance
about someone else never having a problem because they can simply
move on if they want to. Happiness that doesn't like to talk about
problems because it can move on.
To dream of a dead canary represents feelings of losing optimism,
freedom, or the ability to move on from problems. A lost sense of
joy, positivity, or the ability to escape from a difficult situation.
Feelings of disappointment, hopelessness, or being trapped without
the ability to seek a more positive situation.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing canaries chirping and wearing a
canary pendant necklace. In waking life, she was very happy discussing
moving from her home and having lots of money to do new things with
the family, while not having any serious drive to sell her home in
the way she discussed. In this case, the canary may have reflected
her optimistic attitude and cheerful discussions about moving on to
a new phase in life, while not being seriously committed to making
the changes she talked about.
Example 2: A young woman dreamed of a growing canary in a birdcage.
In waking life, she was planning to move out of his mother's house
because her mother was emotionally abusive and had a "negative
hold" on her. In this case, the canary in the birdcage may have
reflected her feelings about optimism and positivity being confined
or restricted. She may have felt that her ability to move on from
problems and maintain a happy outlook was being stifled by her mother's
To dream of a cardinal represents feelings about transcendence, escaping,
or freedom that doesn't have to think of anyone else again if it doesn't
want to. Feelings about the some serious could happen if someone isn't
respected while they are close to you. Dangerously adult opportunity
could fly away if you don't respect it while you can. Once in a lifetime
opportunity that once it's gone its over. Transcendence that is never
desperate or needy. Feelings about a professional that is normally
so focused on what they do away from you that you are surprised that
you'd ever get to see or talk to them at all when they show up.
about a cardinal represents the arrogant transcendence of a problem
or a situation that doesn't have to thank others. Feeling left behind
or the potential to be left behind by an important person. The potential
to be left behind by someone who doesn't need to do you a favor.
To dream of a chickadee represents fragility. There may
be something special or unique occuring in your life that requires
*Please See Rooster.
To dream of a crane represents elegance, gracefulness, or gestures
of good will. A crane may also symbolize behavior that
is "intelligently wonderful", caring, patient, or peaceful.
To see dream of a crow represents lingering unpleasantness or annoyances.
An obnoxious person or situation that gets on your nerves or won't
go away. A crow is a sign that you are experiencing unwanted changes,
bad news, difficult endings, hardship, or situations and people that
won't go away. Feeling annoyed by reminders of debt.
that might bring on a dream of a crow may be a difficult divorce,
a death of a loved one, or being forced to be around a someone that
you can't stand. One man dreamed of a crow when he was fighting an
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing crows in the sky. In waking life she had an alcoholic
son living with her that refused to get a job and stop drinking. She
felt that his presence in the house was quite obnoxious as she was
trying to start a business and raise her second younger son.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing a dead crow with a rattlesnake coming out of it's
mouth. In waking life she had paid off debt that left her financial
broke and unable to address other serious problems. The dead crow
in this case may have reflected her feelings about no longer having
to think about a debt that someone was constantly nagging her to pay
*Please See Ravens.
To dream of a dove represents peace or resolution of conflict. Doves
may be a sign that you've come to terms with your past, with people
you're fighting with, or that you're moving on. You may also be experiencing
a fresh start or a new beginning. Peaceful resolutions in waking life.
Transcending a crisis. Feelings about life being beautiful. Hoping
for good news. Harmony.
Negatively, doves in a dream may reflect feelings about conflict resolution
with low substance. It may also reflect jealousy of other people having
happy endings to their problems when your problems aren't getting
solved. Feelings about people you think are stupid getting married.
Happiness derived from excessive religious faith or excessive honesty
that drives you solve problems for the mere purpose of feeling like
a good person. Good deeds that cover up problems instead of addressing
To dream of seeing
doves fly may reflect feelings about how beautiful it is to see the
resolution of a problem. Beauty or peace transcending trouble. Receiving
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing doves fluttering around her daughter who was standing
inside a tower. In waking life she was hoping that her daughter would
awaken from a tragic coma she went into.
Example 2; A man
dreamed of seeing a dove fly while it carried a rainbow triangle.
In waking life he was enjoying having a new purpose in life after
losing all he had and preparing to kill himself.
Example 3: A woman
dreamed of seeing a dove fly. In waking life she had just heard that
her brother was getting married.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing doves outside her window before
missiles struck her home. In waking life, she was experiencing the
breakdown of family. In this case, the doves may have reflected her
perception of peace, harmony, and resolution in her family life before
the chaos and destruction caused the family breakdown.
To dream of a duck represents you or someone else in waking life that
is aware of everything happening around them. Positively, ducks may
reflect preparedness and savviness. Being shrewdly informed or having
inside information. Feeling that is easy to adapt or get away with
duck may represent gossip or talking about other people behind their
backs. An annoying "twerp" in your life that won't go away
or that you feel always gets away with something negative. It may
also be a sign that you don't like being as informed as you are.
Example: A woman
dreamed of seeing ducks in her backyard under a tree. In waking she
was deeply concerned about being ready for the end of the world. The
ducks in the backyard reflected her feelings about herself being more
informed than others about global events and the potential for apocalyptic
events while also feeling that she couldn't do much about it.
Example 2: A young
girl dreamed of a sad duck with bad luck. In waking life she her had
gotten remarried and was having a second baby which made her feel
like she didn't matter anymore. The sad duck may have reflected her
feelings about having trouble adapting to the new family situation
after initially feeling that it would be easy.
To dream of an eagle represents your sense of pride and self-determination.
An area of your life that makes you feel powerful, free, accomplished,
or gives you some level of independence.
To see an angry
or evil eagle in a dream represents an attack on your pride or independence.
You don't like to compromise and something in your life may be embarrassing
you or making you feel less powerful, free, or in control.
Example: A Christian
girl dreamed of being attacked by an eagle. In real life her mother
was criticizing her religious beliefs and wanted to her to change
them. The attacking eagle reflected the pride she had for her beliefs
being under attack.
*Please See Heron.
To dream of a falcon represents aspiration or objectives. You or someone
else is very focused on achieving something. You know what
you want or have goals that you are aiming for.
In a negative context a falcon may symbolize aspirations or goals
that conflict with those of others or cause jealousy.
To dream of a flamingo represents flamboyancy, an audacious display,
or colorful showiness that doesn't think it's a problem. You or someone
may be making a spectacle of themselves or are very interested in
Negatively, dreaming about a flamingo may reflect feelings about showing
off flamboyant, exotic, liberal, or sexual that overdoes it in a conservative
situation. Carefree leisure that other people find excessive. Not
saying anything about why you are liking having around people that
are more conservative than you that speaks of it in other ways.
Alternatively, flamingos may be a symbol for stereotypical flamboyant
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing a single flamingo near a group
of swans with baby swans beside them. In waking life the woman had
recently separated from her husband after having a child. In this
case the flamingo around the swans may have reflected the woman's
feelings about herself as looking more like a slut than other mothers
because she was single. The flamingo may symbolize how she felt she
looked liberal about being open to a new relationship around more
conservative perfect family mothers due to her personal life being
To dream of a goose represents feelings about yourself or someone
who never thinks they are wrong no matter what. Persistently noticing
one's self as being too important. You or someone else that feels
that they always have to come first because they are too important.
An assumption of automatic importance or needing to be a priority.
Total disregard for anything that isn't respecting you first. Ignoring
anything that doesn't think you're not the most important. Believing
that all decisions are unimportant if they don't benefit you first.
goose may reflect complete disregard for someone else's feelings or
wishes because you have to be more important. Always having to appear
being right even if it hurts or costs others. Lying to others to maintain
appearances of being more important. It may also reflect you or someone
else that is embarrassing themselves forcing their "importantness"
on others when it's undeserved. Self-regard that is overbearing or
dangerous. Keeping people forced to listening to you no matter how
ridiculous it becomes.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing his son trying to catch a goose. In waking life
he didn't want his son moving out because he felt he'd lose control
of him. He was lying to his son about all the chores that needed be
done first to fix the property up in order to sell it and allow his
son to move when in truth he had no intentions of ever selling or
moving. The goose reflected the perpetual state of cleaning and chores
the father was using to always appear too important to have to sell
the homes and let the son go.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing a goose chasing a cat. In waking life she was using
sex to control her husband. The goose reflected how she was making
herself always too important because sex was a possibility if he was
doing what he was told.
To dream of a hawk represents knowing what you want and taking it.
It also reflects swift action and sound judgement. Noticing what someone
else has and insensitivity taking it from them whenever you want.
Never allowing a person or situation to get in your way if it's too
hawk may symbolize predatory instincts. You or someone else may be
coming on too strong. An "as*hole" that takes what he wants.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing a hawk sitting on a fence with another bird it had
just killed. In waking life he was considering taking serious action
against a friend that has screwed him over.
*Please See Chickens.
To dream of a heron represents careful forethought. Herons may show
up in dreams when you are carefully planning something. Thinking about
everything you need before you do it.
Example: A woman once dreamed of seeing herons on her front
lawn. In real life she was making New Year's resolutions
to give up some of her bad habits.
To dream of a hummingbird represents indecisiveness or "flightiness." You
may have a problem making a final decision, or struggling to make
a choice. It could also be a sign that you have a lot of
options to choose from or want to experience a number alternatives.
Example: A young boy dreamed of a hummingbird flying in
front of him. In real life he discovered that he needed
glasses. The hummingbird reflected his conflicted feelings
about where or not he wanted to wear the glasses.
Example 2: A young man dreamed of hummingbird flying in
his room. In real life they were unable to decide whether
or not to tell someone they had feelings for them.
Example 3: An old woman dreamed of a hummingbird shortly
before her death. In real life she was debating whether
or not to get baptized to please her family before she died.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing hummingbirds. In waking life
she was witnessing her husband fearing losing all her had while being
very indecisive about making serious decisions.
To dream of a kingfisher represents feelings of freedom to assume
authority. Using being older or having more authority as a reason
to never have to ask for permission. Assuming the role of an expert
that doesn't have to listen to anyone else if they don't want to.
Awareness of yourself or someone else assuming a leadership role without
question. Feelings about parents that assume power over their children
without question. Speaking confidently to other people about your
kingfisher may reflect feelings about yourself or someone else that
is arrogantly assuming power they don't deserve. A refusal to be embarrassed
by someone younger and smarter than you. Assuming authority in a situation
because you are the oldest. Arrogantly never believing that you deserve
to be treated as though you aren't an expert or authority figure.
Refusing to allow someone more passive than you with more expertise
to lead. Never listening to anyone else tell you what to do because
you believe you deserve to lead no matter what. A "total asshole"
that never stops leading. Lying about expertise to maintain control.
Parents or authority figures that have too much pride to ever admit
being wrong. Issues with always needing to be the boss. Respecting
yourself too much.
To dream of a loon represents tranquility, self-acceptance, and mental
clarity. Behaviors that consistently affirm one's sanity, valuing
peaceful and rational actions over impulsive or reckless ones. A deep-seated
desire to maintain a calm demeanor and preserve a balanced mental
state, actively avoiding any form of chaos or disruption. It reflects
a sense of self-assurance, coupled with a strong commitment to acknowledging
and upholding one's mental well-being. Engaging in a comfortable,
familiar activity that doesn't like taking care of unexpected craziness.
Doing nothing that says you're crazy all the time. Feelings about
being prepared for a reality check. Behavior that never carelessly
wastes its time on anything crazy. Behavior that isn't stupid that
looking crazy doesn't look good. Behavior that recognizes its sanity
as if it were its job. Acceptance of oneself as never being "out
of your mind." Never feeling envious about the need to continually
reaffirm your sanity. Accepting yourself as never crazier than other
Negatively, dreaming about a loon may represent worrying about something
crazy or dangerous happening to you. Not taking other people serious
if they behave crazy. A shift in attention or a wake-up call, provoking
the dreamer to explore areas in their life they might have been avoiding
or not giving proper attention to. Behavior that notices nothing dangerous
is allowed to happen so people stay away from it.
To dream of a loon call suggests a sudden call to attention or realization.
A need to pay attention to an unexpected interruption or a startling
truth that compels the dreamer to reassess their current circumstances
or perceptions. Unease or apprehension about an upcoming situation
or event. Alertness to unexpected changes or hidden dangers. A reality
check about something more dangerous than you thought.
To dream of a magpie represents dishonest opportunism. You
or someone else is carefully observing a situation and waiting for
a moment of weakness to make a move.
A magpie is a sign of dissatisfaction and disagreements. You
may feel insecure about what you say or do. You may also
feel shortchanged in a relationship. Alternatively, a magpie
may represent your own attempt to steal or embarrasses someone as
soon as the opportunity arises.
To dream of a nightingale represents transcending problems by never
believing in anything except never answering to anyone say that you
were wrong or robbed. Never believing in anyone convince you that
you are wrong when you absolutely know that you aren't immoral for
what's happening. Expressing oneself clearly and eloquently even in
difficult or challenging situations. Hope, resilience, and finding
your voice amidst adversity. The ability to maintain your integrity
and express yourself articulately, even when faced with adversity
or uncertainty. The nightingale in your dream may mirror your unwavering
confidence in your convictions and your refusal to allow others to
sway your beliefs or make you question your actions.
about a nightingale might symbolize an inner strength and determination
that allows you to remain hopeful and optimistic, even when circumstances
are challenging. This dream could reflect your talent for articulating
your thoughts and feelings eloquently, irrespective of the situation.
It might also signify a form of resistance against pressures to conform,
symbolizing a determination to uphold your principles and stay true
to your core values.
about a nightingale represents overdoing never believing in anything
except never answering to anyone say that you were robbed when that
might not help you because the situation is too dangerous or snobby.
You might also feel like your ideas or thoughts are only being expressed
or heard in 'dark' or difficult times.
To dream of an
ostrich represents a situation that you notice never "takes off"
or never happens. Feeling disappointment that something isn't doing
what you'd expect it to do. Feeling that you or someone else is a
loser because something is always talked about, but never carried
out. More concern with appearances than on taking action. Some area
of your life that is always getting ready in a big way, but never
actualizing. A lot energy put into preparation, but no final results.
Relationship expectations that never actualize. Showing off with only
your potential to succeed without proving yourself.
To dream of ostrich
eggs represents feelings about waiting for something to happen that
you know will never "get off the ground." Waiting for an
event that you know will be more preoccupied with appearances than
To dream of an
ostrich with it's head in the sand represents embarrassing setbacks
or delays that you don't want to be noticed for. You may feel too
embarrassed to talk to someone because you couldn't keep your word.
Example: A woman
dreamed of an ostrich walking near her. In waking life she was having
a very hard time getting over a guy she liked. The ostrich reflected
her awareness of her desired relationship with the guy never happening
despite numerous encounters.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of looking at a cracking ostrich egg. In waking life she decided
to begin talking about repairs being made to her deceased mother's
home which was being used as a second family residence. She had no
intention to do so, but felt that appearing to be preparing ordering
repairs would make other people in the family stop bothering her.
To dream of an owl symbolizes wisdom, wise choices, or good advice.
Unusual powers of discernment. Deciphering mysteries.
or insight you can gain from the owl will probably involve the answer
to solving a problem.
*Please See Budgie.
*Please See Parrots.
To dream of a parrot represents feelings about being more experienced
at being exceptional than other people while noticing never wanting
to listen to their feelings. Often a symbol for repeating what you've
heard to others. Repeating expert advice. Behavior that accepts itself
listening to whatever it's told without thinking about it. Empty headed
repeating. Repeating without thinking for yourself.
of a parrot may reflect repeating advice without thinking. Passing
on bad advice thinking it's good. Not thinking for yourself or never
experiencing something yourself while believing your more intelligent
than someone else.
Blue parrots may
represent repeating positive information. Red parrots represent repeating
negative information or lying about recalled information.
may reflect selfish intentions as you repeat information to others.
Jealousy, greed, or arrogance is a driving factor. It may also reflect
advice on money that you are repeating.
Example: A young
man dreamed of seeing a parrot. In waking life he was told important
information that he felt he had to share with other people.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing parrots. In waking life her husband was worried
about losing all he had in his business and tried observed him trying
to speak to someone repeating expert advice.
To dream of a peacock represents showiness, or showing off. You may
be trying to get attention, or want to be noticed. A peacock is a
metaphor for "all eyes on you." Enjoying an opportunity
to show off. Feeling good that nothing can stop you from showing off.
Enjoying impressing others that you are a perfect example.
A peacock may
be a sign that you have too much pride, confidence, or vanity in some
area of your life. It may also reflect arrogance.
To dream of a
peacock with red eyes represents an excessive or imbalanced need to
gain attention, or show off.
To dream of a
black and white peacock may reflect your insecurity or uncertainty
about how something you are showing off with will be accepted by others.
Feeling that something you are showing off with isn't ever enough.
Scaring yourself that you have to keep showing off to prove yourself.
Example: A young
girl dreamed of seeing peacock. In waking life she was showing off
her drawings on a message forum to other people.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of seeing a peacock on the highway. In
waking life she was recently yelled at by her boss for showing off
at work at the end of the day.
To dream of a penguin represents an aspect of yourself that is noticeably
harmless or powerless. You or someone else that is perceived to be
non-threatening. You or someone else may want others to notice how
positive, honest, or harmless they are. Behavior that notices itself
being perfectly behaved.
may reflect feelings about yourself being a "nice person"
or "good behaver" for other people that is too concerned
with what other people think.
To dream of an
angry penguin may symbolize you or someone else that is frustrated
with people walking all over them or taking advantage of their good
A penguin may
be a sign that you or someone else wants more acceptance, acknowledgment,
or compassion from others. A penguin may also reflect a wish to defuse
others view of you as a threat.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing penguins playing in the air. In real life he felt
co-workers saw him as an easy target to get fired to save their own
jobs. The penguins reflected his feelings about himself being a pushover.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of giving birth to a penguin. In waking life she felt she
was too much of a people pleaser at work which prevented her from
a business opportunity.
To dream of pigeons represents the freedom to be safely resigned to
accepting a situation the way it is. Feelings about an adorable person
who does whatever they need to do while accepting themselves the way
they are. Casually trusting people to talk to other people while they
are already in love. A married person that is free to do whatever
they want as long as they stay loyal. Feelings about other people
need to see someone as married. Behavior that likes why something
will safely work out, but doesn't have to be incredible about doing
more than that. Safety that doesn't want to like too much else happening.
Feelings about a person or issue that is safely around you not thinking
it's a problem.
Negatively, dreaming about a pigeon may reflect your annoyance with
someone else who is safely resigned to accepting a situation the way
it is and never explains itself remaining that way. Feeling bothered
or annoyed that an issue you feel is serious has been resigned to
acceptance of safely never talked about. The potential for someone
to talk behind your back or restart a fight that currently seems to
be safely resigned to acceptance of the situation the way it is.
Example: A young man once dreamed of being attacked by pigeons. In
real life he was having very strong feelings for a girl that didn't
return his affection. In this case the pigeon attacks may have reflected
his awareness of the girl he liked being resigned to accepting her
current relationship while feeling free to talk to him.
Example 2: A teenage girl dreamed of seeing a strange silver object
in the sky turn into a pigeon. In waking life she actually did see
a strange silver object in the sky the day before. In this case the
silver object transforming into a pigeon may have reflected her feelings
about the object in the sky safely not being a UFO making her feels
resigned to accepting the UFO as ordinary.
Example 3: An older woman dreamed of dead roasted pigeon for eating
scaring her with coming back to life. In waking life she was experiencing
a work atmosphere of "behind the back snarkiness." In this
case the dead pigeon may have reflected her feelings of initial confidence
about speaking up to someone who was safely resigned to accepting
a situation the way it was, because it worked. The dead pigeon coming
back to life may have reflected her feelings about behind-the-back
comments that are snobby to her after speaking up. She felt that someone
who was safely resigned to accepting a situation the way it was had
stopped that, but then surprised her with going back to old habits
and insulting her behind her back.
Example 4: A young woman dreamed of seeing a pigeon. In waking life
she was going to be working closely with a guy who had sexually abused
her after not speaking to him for over a year since the sexual abuse
took place. In this case the pigeon may have reflected her feelings
about disliking the sexual abuse issue between her and the guy being
safely resigned to acceptance as though talking about it never mattered
like talking was pointless.
To dream of a quail represents feelings about the fragility or delicacy
of situations, relationships, or projects while believing something
is wrong. Areas of your life that require gentle handling or careful
attention in order to survive whatever is happening. Thoughts about
the importance of caution, the beauty of modesty, or the value of
about a quail may represent innocence, purity, and potential. A conscious
choice to nurture something carefully and watch it grow. The quail
could also represent peace, tranquility, and the enjoyment of life's
simple pleasures. It might be indicative of a time when you feel protected
and cared for, or when you are taking the time to care for someone
or something delicate in your life. You or someone else who is being
extra careful. Helping yourself by staying on top of fragile concerns
all day long.
Negatively, dreaming about a quail may represent vulnerability, timidity,
or the fear of taking bold action. A heightened sense of caution.
Worrying a lot in order to stay the way you are. Feelings of being
easily frightened or overwhelmed by larger problems. An aspect of
your personality that feels small or insignificant, or you might be
experiencing anxiety about stepping out of your comfort zone. A situation
that is easily disrupted or a project that must be handled with care
to avoid failure. Being too cautious or sensing danger in everything.
To dream of eating quail represents letting go of concerns. You may
be becoming a bit more laid-back.
Example: A young woman dreamed of herself being at work as an Uber
driver when a quail bird got in the backseat and stayed there as though
it was stuck in the car. In waking life, she recently started their
job as an Uber driver. In this case, the quail bird may have reflected
her feelings about how fragile and delicate customers are while being
an Uber driver with the risk of mistakes and getting a bad rating
or review. She may not have liked feeling trapped working with the
feeling of potential complaints all day long.
To dream of a raven represents a bad omen or a situation that signals
trouble ahead. It could also reflect a sense of intuition that feels
that something is wrong or dangerous.
A raven may reflect
expected misfortune or unpleasant changes. It may also be a signal
that a phase is coming to an end.
a raven may symbolize a person who benefits from a misfortune or enjoys
recounting tales of woe.
Example: A young man dreamed of seeing a raven with red eyes looking
at him. In waking life he was very nervous about starting college
and having to get a job afterwards. The raven reflected his feeling
that failure was waiting for him after college.
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To dream of a roadrunner represents a exploring one idea after another. Negatively
it may reflect a tendency to never finish anything you started.
To dream of robins represents behavior that doesn't mind trying
a new opportunity no matter what happens in order to transcend limitations.
An open-minded attitude towards trying something different and explore
new opportunities in order to relief yourself of a problem. Risking
everything to try something new before it's too late and leave problems
behind. Behavior that is never embarrassed about embracing new ideas
or experiences, particularly when time might be running out. The advent
of new opportunities. The joy in seizing a new opportunity.
Example: A woman dreamed of hearing a robin singing outside as she
walked down a market-hallway. In waking life, she was enjoying shopping
after Christmas in order to secure post-holiday deals and was shocked
to find wrapping paper she wanted being sold for the cheapest price
she's ever seen. In this case, the robin singing may have reflected
her joy in seizing a new opportunity to save money and the optimistic
anticipation of future savings.
To dream of a rooster represents a "wake up call." Unexpected
situations or realities that force you to think differently. Fearing
the potential to lose out on something important. Feelings about an
urgent need to change or be serious. It may also point to your own
attempt to make other people feel the urgency to be serious. Scaring
people away from being lazy.
a rooster may reflect something in your life that's disturbing your
sleep. Parents or friends warning you that you are going to be late
for something something.
Example: A man
dreamed of seeing a rooster. In waking life he had experienced an
friend annoying him with a phone call early in the morning waking
him from sleep for something important.
To dream of seagulls represents acceptance, grace, and understanding
to save oneself from uncertainty no matter what. Resilience and adaptation
to save oneself by doing whatever needs to be done while living with
uncertainty. Not listening to anything except saving oneself when
uncertainty is what you have to live with. Not listening to anything
except doing what you feel you have to do while living with uncertainty.
Acceptance of yourself not being a little kid by adapting and doing
whatever you need to do when new uncertainty might be for the rest
of your life. Freedom during unpredictable uncertain times. Resilience
and adaptation to uncertainty with family life listening.
Negatively, dreaming about seagulls represents resilience and adaptation
that's annoying that it uses people. Family or friends that don't
see themselves wearing out their welcome while using you to save money.
Permanently choosing to accept living with new uncertainty in your
life instead of figuring out how to move on with your life. Not believing
in anyone else's problems while surviving your own.
Seagulls typically appear in dreams when a person completely open
to confronting problems, keeps a cool head about negative and uncertain
situations, or is totally fearless about asking for help.
Example: A young girl dreamed of gigantic seagulls. In waking life
she was witnessing her family having financial problems. In this case
the gigantic seagulls may have reflected her feelings about her family
having to be resilient about living with uncertainty in a new reality
of financial difficulty.
To dream of a stork represents an aspect of yourself that is aware
of itself not listening to others. Feelings about yourself or others
intentionally thinking other people don't matter first.
stork may reflect you or someone else that is acting like a snob.
It may also reflect complete awareness of yourself intentionally not
listening to anyone else's advice. Jealousy of someone who never needs
to listen to you ever again.
Example: A young
woman dreamed of a black baby stork. In real life she had gotten pregnant
and didn't want to tell her parents because they had warned her about
the dangers of unprotected sex. The black stork may have reflected
her fear of confronted her parents with the reality that she didn't
listen to them and had sex anyway.
Example 2: A woman
dreamed of seeing wedding bells ringing with a giant stork standing
on top of the building. In waking life her brother notified her that
he was getting married and she was hoping she could avoid the wedding
because she didn't like her brother or the bride to be. The stork
may have reflected her feelings about herself thinking the relationship
is a huge mistake that and that nobody listened that her brother isn't
interested in listening to her advice about what a good partner is.
To dream of a sparrow represents an area of your life that is underestimated. You
or someone else may feel undervalued, underutilized, or like you aren't
getting the respect you deserve. Alternatively, a sparrow
may reflect a person or situation that you are underestimating.
To dream of swallowing something represents acceptance of ideas or
situations. You are taking in certain qualities of thoughts or emotions
from experiences you are having based on the symbolism of whatever
it is you swallowed.
To dream of a
swallow bird represents moving on or new beginnings.
To dream of a swan represents idealism or that which is the most desirable. Ideal
situations, ideal choices, or ideal outcomes.
Everything working out for the best, happy endings, or a perfect relationship.
Example: A teenager dreamed of being attacked by swans. In real life
they were very worried about poor performance at school. The attacking
swans reflected their ideal view of themselves having perfect grades
being threatened by the possibility of getting poor grades.
To dream of a toucan represents feelings about behavior with the
freedom to transcend any situation by being more interesting and important
than other people for what's being said that doesn't have to care
about other people if it doesn't want to. Freedom to think about yourself
as being more interesting than other people about what you are saying
that doesn't have to see anyone else as important. Confidence that
you are already more interesting and important than someone else for
what you've said and don't have to think of other people if you don't
Negatively, dreaming of a toucan may represent behavior that seems
too centered on talking about itself being more interesting and important
to be considerate of other people's feelings and interests. An excessive
focus on one's own uniqueness and importance can hinder collaboration
and teamwork. Feelings of arrogance, being too self-centered, or talking
too much without being mindful of others' perspectives. It could symbolize
a tendency to overshadow others with one's own voice, failing to listen,
or not valuing the opinions and stories of those around you. There
might be a sense that while someone believes they are standing out
for the right reasons, they could be alienating or annoying others
with their dominance in conversation or in the social spotlight. Behavior
that feels that it's safe not listening to you because it's more interesting
and important and might get back at you for seeing it that way.
Example: A young woman dreamed of being turned into a toucan. In waking
life, her boss instructed her to get out into the city and speak to
people to build business contacts. In this case, being turned into
a toucan may have reflected her feelings of being given the freedom
and responsibility to stand out, be unique, and capture the interest
of potential business contacts in the city. The transformation into
a toucan symbolized her need to be more vocal, captivating, and distinctive
than others in her approach to networking and building relationships.
Example 2: A man dreamed of his brother making a stuffed animal toucan
bird with a beak that was detachable with velcro. In waking life,
his female friend has just had a baby. In this case, the toucan may
have reflected his feelings about his female friend's new role as
a mother making her feel at liberty to talk about her baby and motherhood
in an interesting and important way, standing out from others. She
may have seemed too centered on motherhood to be considerate of other
people's feelings and interests.
To dream of a turkey represents feelings about yourself or someone
else that is aware of something ridiculous happening to them. Self-awareness
of looking ridiculous or having to put up with a ridiculous situation.
of a turkey may reflect feeling about yourself or someone else looking
foolish. You or someone else may have embarrassed themselves, feel
humiliated, or realizes they were irresponsible. An embarrassing impotent
aspect of your life.
To dream of being
chased by a turkey represents your attempts to avoid looking foolish
or embarrassing yourself. It may also reflect your attempts to avoid
people you think are foolish.
To dream of eating
turkey represents situations that vindicate you or recapture lost
pride. Not feeling like a loser anymore. Reestablishing dignity or
feelings of being a respectable normal person. A ridiculous situation
has ended. Re-establishing relationships after spending too much time
Example: A woman
dreamed of raising enormous turkeys. In waking life she was told by
her doctors that she couldn't have a normal child birth because her
pelvis was too small. She required a c-section. The enormous turkey
being raised may have reflected her feelings about her herself expecting
a unconventional child birth that made her feel like a ridiculous
loser when discussing it with friends and family.
To dream of a vulture represents benefiting from others failures or
mistakes. Exploiting someone else failures. Feeling good watching
someone else failing. Feeling that someone is watching your every
move waiting for you to make a single mistake. A total lack of conscience,
remorse, or respect for someone who made a mistake. Feeling that someone
in your life is a "vulture."
vulture may reflect you or someone else that is hoping for others
to fail. Encouraging failure because it will benefit you. Enjoying
waiting to exploit someone else's loss. Taunting people about how
you will enjoy benefiting from their loss. No self-respect when it
comes to getting to exploit someone else's failure. An opportunistic
attitude with low morals or respect.
vultures may reflect feelings about greedy people who are opportunistic
about business opportunities that depend on you making a mistake.
To dream of a woodpecker represents transcendence from problems through
persistence, tenacity, repetitiveness, and the ability to stay focused
on a challenge until it is safely completed. Behavior that is focused
on industry, tenacity, and dedication until it's established safety
or normalcy. The ability to keep working on a problem until it is
Positively, a woodpecker may represent the determination and the stamina
required to succeed in your efforts. Determination and unwavering
focus on a task or goal. A conscious choice to keep working towards
your goals despite difficulties, using your skills and determination
to overcome obstacles. A sign that you are making steady progress
towards your goals, or that your consistent efforts are paying off.
A task or goal that needs to be steadily worked on in order to achieve
success. You might be facing a situation that requires consistent
attention, focus, or determination.
Negatively, dreaming about a woodpecker could represent feelings of
annoyance, frustration, or being bothered by people who display relentless
persistence or repetitive behavior that interferes with your peace
of mind or personal space. Feelings about people who have persistence,
tenacity, and the ability to stay focused on a task in a manner that
intrudes upon your happiness or personal life. Annoyance with competitive
people who have persistence, tenacity, and a repetitive work ethic
to get ahead in life faster than you like. A situation where you feel
you are constantly having to chip away at a problem with little progress,
or where your efforts seem to be unending and draining.
Example: A woman dreamed of looking out a window at a tree full of
woodpeckers laying eggs all over the tree. In waking life, she was
a nurse who was pregnant. In this case, the woodpeckers may have reflected
her feelings about other less experienced members of her nursing staff
being highly focused and diligent in their work to gain experience
while she was reducing duties or taking time off to be pregnant. The
dream may be an exaggeration of her perception of her colleagues'
dedication to their roles getting experience that may reduce her seniority
at work while she was preparing to give birth.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of a woodpecker pecking away at a tree.
In waking life, she was having a difficult time buying a new home.
She was constantly outbid and felt like the process was a marathon.
She was constantly checking the market daily, but to no avail. In
this case, the woodpecker may have reflected the continuous and repetitive
efforts she had to put in, constantly checking the market and attempting
to outbid others, in order to safely secure a home.