How to Sign “Bird” in Sign Language

Birds, these feathered marvels of the sky, captivate us with their grace and freedom. Knowing how to sign 'bird' in American Sign Language (ASL) not only enriches your vocabulary but also connects you to the natural world around us.

Signing “Bird”

  1. Hand shape: Form your dominant hand into an 'L' shape.
  2. Hand location: Place your hand near your mouth, as if mimicking a bird’s beak.
  3. Movement: Move your fingers upwards and downwards, touching the index finger and thumb, imitating the fluttering of a bird’s beak.
  4. Facial expression: Keep a neutral facial expression.

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