Originally Posted by big_fluffet
This is a difficult subject to write about since that type of a sign relies on context a lot of the time, but when I see a crane or an eagle, I tend to see it as a sign of something good to come. Usually with an owl or vulture I take it as a sign of death or misfortune. I guess i don't have a lot to say about it really but I'd like to hear what personal meanings birds have for you.
My memory may hold some data about the symbolic meanings of some birds (and data is always interesting for the mind), but I do not associate those beliefs with everyday reality at all.
To me merely seeing a bird of any kind doesn’t really mean anything
symbolic or 'other dimensional'.
It is only when a bird does something totally unusual
- capturing my attention that I focus on it.
Or if at a highly synchronistic
moment – a specific bird appears.
Or if in a “shamanic journey” or deep meditation I see a ‘vision’ of one.
Or if I spontaneously go into a trance and connect/commune with one.