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Birds attracted people’s attention since the ancient times. Birds tattoo designs have always been popular, maybe the main reason of their popularity is that birds symbolize freedom and man’s wish to fly. There are many kinds of birds but they are all delightful and attractive, but the meaning of birds tattoo designs differs a lot. We will tell you about the most popular tattoos with birds.

Here are some common bird tattoo designs for you to explore:

There are several kinds of birds that can be used as tattoo designs for girls. Here are some of them and the meaning they represent.

  • Sparrow in the Old Testament is viewed as the symbol of solitude and loneliness while in the New Testament, it is look upon as a representation of lowliness and insignificance. In Greek mythology however, it is linked to the goddess Aphrodite and is associated with fertility. In Japan, sparrow is seen as a symbol of loyalty because of its sociable nature.
  • Swallow is a symbol for spring, renewed life and fertility. In Africa, it is seen as a symbol of purity while in China, two swallows represent marital happiness.
  • Dove represents peace, soul innocence, gentleness and purity. Two doves together are seen as symbol of marital love and fidelity.
  • Swan can connote trust and submission. In Greek mythology, it is also associated with the goddess Venus.
  • Stork is seen as the bird delivering the babies. Thus, it is associated with spring and birth.
  • Parrot symbolizes spring and fertility as well as imitation due to its ability to mimic. In Hinduism, it is associated with Karma, love, prophecy and rainmaking.
  • Crane is seen in China as a good omen, a messenger of the gods and the bearer of love and happiness. It connotes high status, longevity, spiritual enlightenment and immortality.

These days many people blend sparrow bird tattoo and swallow bird tattoo well, to come up with something unique. To relate sparrow tattoos with sailor is quite unpleasant for the sailors. Most of the bird tattoos you commonly see are swallow bird tattoo, though some may call them as sparrow bird tattoo. So, be careful before you get a bird tattoo done.

Conventionally the sailors’ likes swallow and anchor tattoo. Some men get a tattoo of their mother or a beloved on their upper arm or the forearm. Swallow bird tattoo these days is not only popular among the sailors or the bikers; it has become a fashion for every one among four people. Many women get a swallow bird tattoo on their neck or their back as a style statement. It is quite trendy to have a tattoo on your lower back; some of the common designs are lotus flower and dragons.

There are different types of bird tattoos available, among them swallow bird tattoo are quite common and popular. It is a very beautiful blue color forked tail with pointed wings bird. Sparrows are plump, small and short winged bird. As theses two birds are quite similar they can be confused quite easily for one another. It is quite rare sight to witness a genuine sparrow tattoo. Even if you do happen to witness a sparrow tattoo it is mingled with some religious ideas.

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