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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 situations.

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.

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Blue Jay

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.

Negatively, bluebirds 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 Jay.

*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 life likable.

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 emotional control.


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.

Negatively, dreaming 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 careful attention.


*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.

Example situations 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 drug craving.

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 off.

*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 them directly.

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 good news.

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 something.

Negatively, a 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 feelings about pride and self-determination that's aggressive about maintaining a sense of freedom without asking permission. Behavior that respects itself as an authority of living with freedom from other people's problems embarrassing it. Behavior that is fearless, thinks for itself, and is in control of itself while protective of its own freedom without a problem. Behavior that thinks its job is to think freely and take/seize whatever it wants to remain free with self-determination. Aspiration to rise above common limitations.

Positively, dreaming about an eagle may represent self-reliance, strength, and pride to survive with freedom without a problem. A sense of personal power or the achievement of a high level of autonomy. Wisdom, insight, and the ability to see things from a higher perspective and to remain unaffected by other people's problems reducing your ability to remain free.

Negatively, dreaming about an eagle may represent excessive pride and self-determination that's too aggressive or dishonest about maintaining a sense of freedom without asking permission. Feeling that you have to respect yourself surviving a situation with freedom all the time without asking for anyone else's permission that might feel dangerous (e.g. surviving covid-19 pandemic). Feelings about older family members with who don't fear believing in their freedom first and who will choose to seize things without asking permission if necessary while you can't do anything about it. Perhaps you feel disconnected from others due to your aspirations or achievements. Struggling with the burden of having to maintain pride and self-determination that is in conflict with other people's problems or that others cannot understand or relate to.

To see an angry or evil eagle in a dream represents feelings of confrontation with a powerful, dominant, or immoral force that you perceive as a threat to your freedom or autonomy. A clash with an authoritative figure or a situation where you feel your independence is being challenged. A struggle with someone who has a strong, assertive personality, or a scenario where you feel overpowered and unable to assert your own will. A fear of losing your sense of pride, self-determination, or freedom.

Eagle dreams may be common to people who are unemployed or having financial concerns while looking for a job. The eagle in these cases may reflect the aspiration for freedom and autonomy, which feels threatened or unattainable in their current circumstances.

Example: A Christian girl dreamed of being attacked by an eagle. In waking life, her mother was criticizing her religious beliefs and wanted her to change them. In this case, the attacking eagle reflected her feelings about her religious beliefs being attacked by her mother's aggressive self-determination to think freely beyond the control of organized religion. The mother may have felt that organized religion was what "robots" did and was aggressive about encouraging his daughter to give it up to think for herself.

Example 2: A man dreamed of an eagle flying by his window and giving him a pair of sunglasses. In waking life, he was enduring the Covid-19 epidemic and felt that there was too much chaos in the world. He decided it was a good reason to get married to his girlfriend of 17 years in order to live without sin. In this case, the eagle may have reflected his feelings of pride and self-determination to survive the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and limitations without his lifestyle being affected by other people's problems or infections. His fear of surviving the pandemic may have made him more relaxed or laid-back (sunglasses) about the idea of marriage being important.


*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 being noticed.

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 homosexual behavior.

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 observed.


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.

Negatively, a 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 important.

Negatively, a 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 expertise.

Negatively, a 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 people.

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.

Positively, dreaming 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.

Negatively, dreaming 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 action.

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.

Any information 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.

Negatively, dreaming 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.

Green parrots 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.

Negatively, penguins 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 nature.

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 subtlety.

Positively, dreaming 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.

Alternatively, 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.

*Please See Crows.


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.

Alternatively, 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.

Negatively, a 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 want to.

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.

Negatively, dreaming 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 apart.

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."

Negatively, a 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.

Alternatively, 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 solved

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.

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