25 Lively Small Bird Tattoos

Most people associate birds with freedom. This is especially so when one sees birds in flight. Their chubby faces, timid but curious eyes, their sweet voices, colorful feathers tempt us to admire them even from a distance. Pictures and images of birds make superb wallpaper. Birds form themes for home d├ęcor too. They are an inspiration for different art forms including tattoos. Even small bird tattoos look very attractive. Here is a collection with examples of different birds from tiny swallows to large eagles, all in small tiny tattoos. Despite the size, or rather the lack of it, these tattoos look really striking.

When you are looking for a small tattoo the design of a bird is a great idea. Most birds look chubby and adorable. When tattooed in a combination of bright colors their plumes and feathers look very eye-catching and attractive. But even when a bird is designed in simple outlines or filled in with one dark shade, the tattoos have a charm that is unmistakable. From swallows and humming birds to large eagles, small tattoos of birds look really lovely. A bird signifies freedom. With their innocent eyes and delicate appearance they inspire art, including tattoo art, like nothing else can.

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In Flight

Two colorful humming birds tattoo in flight make beautiful twin tattoos that are worth showing off.

In Flight

In Flight

Geometric Bird

A bird created with artistic geometric shapes and great combo of colors makes a lovely tattoo.

Geometric Bird

Geometric Bird

Lovely Bird

A lovely bird with a rose is a combination that speaks of beauty and grace in this artistic tattoo.

Lovely Bird

Lovely Bird

Gliding Bird

This is a very artistic tattoo with the chubby bird gliding in the breeze under the stars.

Gliding Bird

Gliding Bird

Dark Bird

This is a superb bird tattoo in pitch black with artistic shading that is really worth copying.

Dark Bird

Dark Bird

Twin Swallows

Twin images of swallows swooping towards the earth are a great idea as far as tattoo art is concerned.

Twin Swallows

Twin Swallows

Aggressive Bird

The aggressive eye of this blue bird has a menacing effect yet makes a lovely colorful tattoo.

Aggressive Bird

Aggressive Bird

Formed With Lace

The body of this bird tattoo has a beautiful lacy effect that makes it a real masterpiece.

Formed With Lace

Formed With Lace

Freedom

This tattoo of a bird flying freely with his wide open wings is a great symbol of freedom.

Freedom

Freedom

Vibrant Bird

The use of many vibrant colors has made this bird tattoo look very striking and bright.

Vibrant Bird

Vibrant Bird

Birds In Flight

Four tiny birds flying in a column in simple black outlines is a small but very attractive tattoo form.

Birds In Flight

Birds In Flight

Chubby Owly

This chubby baby owl looks really adorable with his huge innocent eyes and is a great tattoo to have.

Chubby Owly

Chubby Owly

Bird Formation

A flock of little birds flying in a rough formation makes an artistic and striking tattoo.

Bird Formation

Bird Formation

Imitation Phoenix

Imitating the phoenix bird, this tattoo is trying to be as exotic as the mythical creature with its wide wingspan.

Imitation Phoenix

Imitation Phoenix

First Tattoo

This tiny tattoo with just the outline of a bird is wonderful as a first time tattoo on the hand.

First Tattoo

First Tattoo

Geometric Artistry

Geometric shapes and curves forming a swooping bird is a very imaginative and lovely tattoo to have.

Geometric Artistry

Geometric Artistry

Looking For Nectar

A bright-colored humming bird looking for nectar is a great theme that this lovely tattoo has.

Looking For Nectar

Looking For Nectar

Powerful Eagle

An eagle shows off his huge wingspan and his implied power in this very realistic bird tattoo.

Powerful Eagle

Powerful Eagle

Tiny Swallow

A very tiny tattoo of a swallow in flight is a small but very noticeable tattoo to have.

Tiny Swallow

Tiny Swallow

Glory Of Freedom

This little bird tattooed in such vivid colors looks personifies the glory of being free without shackles.

Glory Of Freedom

Glory Of Freedom

Colorful Dance

As if it were dancing over the flower, this colorful bird looks very graceful and makes great tattoo.

Colorful Dance

Colorful Dance

Blue Bird Chick

A blue bird chick with its chubby cheeks makes a cute tattoo that will look great on a young woman.

Blue Bird Chick

Blue Bird Chick

Partially Designed

This half-drawn blue bird designed along with a bright star makes a very eye-catching tattoo.

Partially Designed

Partially Designed

Interesting String

The string jutting out of the ribbon is of great interest for this cute little bird making a lovely tattoo.

Interesting String

Interesting String

Well Dressed

Wearing a bright pink flower on its head this attractive bird is all ready for a party, and looks great as a tattoo.

Well Dressed

Well Dressed