Dreaming of Birds

Dreaming of birds are positive dream omens that represent freedom, spirituality, goals and transitions in our lives.

Birds come in all different shapes and sizes an each specific type will have its own unique meaning. Birds that enter our dream realm are powerful messengers of inner peace, harmony, balance and love that will be flourishing soon in your life.

Your unconscious will provide you will clues to determine where the luck might unfold. Birds that enter your house is symbolic as a transition is taking place in your  mind, body and soul. Noticing a flock of birds is a positive dream omen that suggest abundance and joy in your life.

Dreaming of colorful birds brings the dreamers attention to higher consciousness and inner development. Dreams of holding a bird in your hand implies work opportunity freedom and advancement. Negative dreams about birds such as dead birds or birds attacking suggests endings or loss of freedom in a particular area.

Parrot Dream Meaning

Dreaming of parrots suggests gossip, either directed at you, or your the person who is talking.  The life of a parrot likes to annoy and mock anybody that its around, hence you should be wary of who you consider a friend.  In some cases, this bird could translate to a person in your waking life who is odd and obnoxious. A person who might be repetitive or stuck in life.

Owl Dream Meaning

Owl dreams are powerful omens associated with wisdom, foresight, transition and intuition.  The owl is a very unique yet majestic bird that allows its head to turn 270 degrees, implying the ability to see behind them. Owls are nocturnal relating to the Yin or the shadow archetype, as they hunt there prey in deserted places like cemeteries and large open areas.  The owl might be suggesting to open up your intuition to better serve you in your walking life.   In the mythology of ancient Greece, Athena, the Goddess of Wisdom, was so impressed by owl for its eyesight and believed its inner light gave them night vision. The Aztecs and Maya, along with other natives of Mesoamerica, considered the owl a symbol of death and destruction.

Hummingbird Dream Meaning

When one of the fastest birds on the planet appear in your dreams suggests being small might be very powerful.  The hummingbird generally symbolizes freedom and playfulness, as well as adaptability. These fascinating birds can hit speeds up to 80 km/hr, so this might be an indication to slow down.  They can go backwards just as fast, possibly being connected to the past.  They are tiny yet aggressive and extremely territorial when it comes their area.  In mythology the Hummingbird is another symbol of regeneration or resurrection. The ability to shut down its heart during the hours of the night to conserve energy.

Penguin Dream Meaning

Penguins are flightless birds that are better adapted to water than land.  Assuming water is connected to the emotional side of the dreamer, the penguin acts as a messenger of the unconsciousness.  They show up to bring your awareness to balance, family and relaxation. They have the ability to keep cool under very dangerous conditions and work in numbers for protection.  They can also come across as a metaphor for possibly being black and white in some type of situation.

Pigeon & Doves

Doves and Pigeons are messages from the gods, a symbol of spiritually and freedom.  In 1968, in Zeitoun, Egypt; Virgin Mary apparition appeared on top of a church for weeks.  The vision also came with 7 doves flying in the air in unison. These powerful birds show us protection, spirit, light, pure and everlasting love.  Doves are commonly connected to motherhood because of their unique ability to produce their own milk.  The symbolism of the dove in Christianity is first found in the Old Testament Book of Genesis in the story of Noah’s Ark.

Ibis Dream Meaning 

According to the ancient Egyptians the Ibis is a highly sought out bird as it shows us wisdom and knowledge. Connected to the God Thoth that was represented having a head of an Ibis and was the patron of the educated scribe for Egyptian administration.  When the ibis appears in our dreams it shows us protection and luck.  They might show up during times of uncertainty.

Goose Dreams 

 To dream a goose bring our awareness to fertility, success, wealth, good luck, positive future in devours. Messages of the unconscious suggesting to be aware or on guard in your life.

Hawk Dreams

The saying “you have eyes like a hawk”, or “watching like a hawk”, suggests these birds have everything to do with vision. Connection to our inner sight (third eye) God – hawks appear to let us know you have a keen sense of sight and to continue moving along your life path.

Eagle Dreams

According to the Native Indians they use the EAGLE as a symbol for great strength, leadership and vision.  If you notice that the eagle is perched and looking at you, suggests self-examination and introspection.  They love their freedom suggesting a need to spread your wings in your life and take chances. They are one of the top predators in the sky, fearless and independent.  This bird might linked to successful business opportunities.

Vulture Dreams

A vulture is a scavenging bird of prey that suggest it could be a bad omen when one shows up in your dream.  They are known to be scavenging on carcasses of dead animals; or waiting for them to die.

Budgies Dreams

Friendship and romance will be heading your way. These love birds exhibit this closeness and signify love, trust and loyalty. The Parakeet is also an excellent communicator.

Peacock: In depth analysis: These angelic and iridescent birds bring your attention to luck, rebirth, protection and vanity.

Types Of Bird Dreams:

  • Cat Catching A Bird  – Cats are connected to the feminine, instincts and possibly the shadow side of the dreamer.  The symbol of the cat catching its prey can alter depending the context in the dream.  However, cats are predators to birds so you would have do decide if you are either the cat or the bird.
  • Bird Eating A Worm – Think of the saying “the early bird catches the worm”.  These dreams are positive symbols of staying ahead of the game and promotes hard work that will eventually pay off.
  • Dead Bird –  Noticing a dead bird in your dream suggests issues taking off in your life.
  • Bird attack – An American horror-thriller film directed and produced by Alfred Hitchcock in 1963 was about murderous crows attacking people.  If you dream of birds attacking you hints at man vs nature.
  • Bird Egg Hatching – These are very positive dream symbols that suggest new beginnings are just around the corner.  The location of the eggs hints at where the change might be taking place.
  • Bird In A Cage – These dreams appear when your hopes and desires are confined at the moment. When the bird is released from the cage is when new life starts for you.
  • Damaged Bird – If you noticed  a wounded bird in a dream suggest there might be trouble taking off in the future.
  • Shooting Birds – Your might be shooting down things in your life that are needed.