Here are the best bird tattoos. Human beings have always been fascinated by birds because of their ability to fly. Bird tattoos has been around since ancient times. There are thousands of bird species with all positive meanings and representation. The popular ones are eagles, sparrows, swallows, ravens, crows, owls, humming birds and a lot more. There are also mythical birds that are also popular in tattoos such as the phoenix, which represents beauty, grace, longevity, rebirth, power and strength.
Aside from their positive meanings, birds are great designs for tattoos because of their vibrant colors that will look astonishing on the human skin.
Take a look at our 90 Astonishing Bird Tattoos and see for yourself why they will never go out of style:
1. Mythical bird
It looks nice when a bird tattoo is combined with flowers such as cherry blossoms.
2. 3 blue birds
Cute 3 little blue birds, just like the song.
3. Simple bird
Pardon me if I can’t name all the bird tattoos on this list. This one is pretty and simple.
4. Foot tattoos
5. Love birds tattoos
Small and simple.
6. Blue paisley bird tattoo
Nice tattoo for those who like the Bohemian theme.
7. Back piece tattoo
I like this tattoo, it looks symbolic. It could probably mean a lot to the owner.
This watercolor effect origami is so adorable!
9. Love birds and heart tattoo
Traditional tattoos are great for bird tattoos and designs.
10. Swallow tattoos
Back in the old days, swallow tattoos were popular to the sailors who have traveled long distances. Its meaning is similar with the sparrow tattoo as well.
11. Zentangled Humming bird
This is a very nice tattoo inspiration. You might want to print this one up.
12. Fat humming bird
This fattie bird is a cuttie.
13. Laced and paisley design
For someone who likes laces and paisley.
14. Small bird tattoo
I’m loving the details of this tiny bird tattoo.
15.Birds outside the cage
I don’t know what this means.
16. Black bird
The details are very good for these bird tattoos.
18. Bird arm tattoo
The swallows also represent love and loyalty. The swallow will always go back to its mate.
20. Yanina Viland birds
She is one of my favorite new tattoo artists. I like her designs very much.
21. Arm tattoo
22. Back piece tattoo
I like the splash of color of this tattoo. It looks so natural.
23. Magnificent colors
The colors of these tattoos are amazing. It looks so alive. Goes great with the fair skin.
24. Eagle tattoo
Eagle tattoos come with all great representation: strength, wisdom, power and spirituality. This is the reason why you often see it on sigils, logos and brands.
25. Bird with dreamcatcher tattoo
26. Bird on a teacup tattoo
This is so cute and like its effect.
27. Nape tattoo
28. Beautiful blue bird tattoo
Loving this art. This is something I would consider having as well. So smooth and fresh looking.
29. Chest eagle tattoo
I have the exact same design for my tattoo. I think my tattoo artist took it from this photo.
30. Hawk tattoo
I give this tattoo a 2 thumbs up.
31. Mythical bird
The bird’s feet are missing. Her tail feathers are longer than her wings.
32. Bird sketch tattoo
Kick ass tattoo especially for a lady.
33. Phoenix tattoo
34. Humming bird wrist tattoos
They look so light and smooth. Humming birds are the cutest!
35. Swallow flying down
36. Friendship tattoos
Now here’s one of the best way to show long lasting friendship bond, getting matching tattoos!
37. Bird rib tattoo
38. Bird back piece tattoo
Here’s a bit of a bird tribal design tattoo. Looks great in black. But if it were me, I’d get it with red ink.
39. Large bird tattoo
If you’ve noticed from this post, most large piece tattoos are from women. Nope, it wasn’t on purpose.
40. Tribal tattoo
41. Black and grey
42. Bird Tattoos and flower tattoo
I think it’s a mandala symbol with the bird.
43. Bird and flowers
44. Something’s missing here
This one has too many colors that it made the uncolored parts look empty. Want more bird tattoos?
45. Peacock tattoo
The peacock is a magnificent bird, it looks so grand.
46. Grey birds
47. Nice bird
More colors please!
49. Crow bird tattoos
Look familiar? That’s because you often see this on fairy tale movies. One example is Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, second is Sleeping Beauty. They say that crows are the witches’ spy.
50. Vintage looking art
This is also on top of my list. I really love every detail and how it looks like a vintage art. So beautiful!
51. Bird and stars tattoo
Some people also symbolizes birds for freedom, it’s sad to see caged birds though.
53. Blue bird
This bird looks feisty yet adorable.
54. Bird with the face of woman tattoo
55. Weird tattoo
Here’s another weird but still pretty tattoo of a bird with hands.
All black and still amazing.
57. Realistic tattoo
It’s hard to believe that this is actually a real tattoo.
58. Leg tattoo
The orange and blue inks look great on this tattoo.
59. Asian art
60. Bird wrist tattoos
61. This person obviously loves birds
I can tell by the design that he picked for his/her tattoo, don’t ya think?
62. Traditional style
63. Bird skeleton
65. Belly tattoos
I hope it will stay like that forever.
67. Small and simple
Small and simple is not always so bad.
68. Green humming bird
69. Strange bird
Such a cute crown this little birdy has.
71. Back piece
72. Cool bird tattoo
73. Humming birds
When one is not enough, get more!
74. Jazzy bird
This is a nice one in traditional category.
75. 2 birds
2 birds with cute feet.
76. Beautiful Bohemian bird!
77. Vintage bird
78. Bird in a web
79. Birds and flowers tattoo
80. Blue and orange bird
81. Colorful owl tattoo
This owl tattoo is impressively beautiful. Men love to put tattoos on their chest.
82. Identical birds each lap
I’m not sure if that’s a great idea. It’s a very nice tattoo but they screwed up the placement.
83. Adorable bird and flower tattoos
I like the expression of the birds face. Here, it looks like it’s caught in trouble.
84. Black bird
85. Sparrow in black and grey
86. Hip tattoo
The placement is funny though.
87. Charming bird
88. Sophisticated Bird
I’m laughing at the caption that I just made. This bird is cute and looks smart.
89. Bird with a branch
90. Bird on foot tattoo
All the birds have different and similar representation, and if you want to get one, I would suggest that you research about it. Every bird have different characteristics and colors. Most of them have positive meanings except for a few such as the vultures and crow, I guess. You can have them placed anywhere you like.
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