Dove: Dove: The Anima, the bringer of calm after the storm, the soul, the peaceful side of man's nature appears in dreams as the dove.
DUCK: In a dream this can often denote some kind of superficiality or childishness.
Eagle:Because the eagle is known to be a bird of prey, in dreams in signifies domination and supremacy. It can equally also mean perceptiveness and awareness as well as farsightedness and objectivity. If the dreamer the mer identifies with the eagle, his own wish to dominate is becoming apparent though there may be some difficulty in reconciling other parts of the dreamer's nature. If the dreamer feels threatened, somebody else may be threathning the status quo.
Falcon:The falcon shares the symbolism of the eagle. As a bird of prey, it typifies freedom and hope for those who are being restricted in any way. It can represent victory over lust.
Goose/Geese:The goose is said to represent watchfulness and love. Like the swan it can represent the dawn or new life. A flock of geese is oftn taken to represent the powers of intuition and to give warning of disaster.
Wild goose:The wild goose can represent the soul and often depicts the Pagan side of our nature. geese. in common with cats, are considered to be witches' familiars.
Hen:The hen denotes providence, maternal care and procreation. When a hen crows in a dream it is taken to represent feminine domination.
Ibis:The ibis, sometimes taken to be the stork, is the symbol of perseverance and of aspiration.
Jackdaw - see Magpie
Kingfisher:To dream of a kingfisher is to dream of diginity and calmness.
Lark:A lark traditionally supposed to represent the transcendence of the mundane.
Magpie/Jackdaw:Because of the belief that magpies and jackdaws are thieves, to dream of one may indictae that an associate is attempting to take away something that the dreamer valuses. Also the magpie can signify good news.
Ostrich;The ostrich denotes that one is attempting to run away from responsibility.
Owl:The owl is sacred to Athena, goddess of strategy and wisdom,therefore in a dream the owl can describe those qualities. Because it is also associated with the night-time, it can sometimes represent death.
Peacock:To see a peacock in a dream indicates a growth of understanding from the plain and unadorned to the beauty of the fully plumed bird. Like the phoenix, it represents rebirth and resurrection.
Pelican:There are two meanings to the symbolism of the pelican. One is sacrifice and devotion and thye other is careful and maternal love.Penguin:The penguin is thought to represent adaptability but also possible stupidity.Pheasant:To dream of pheasants generally foretells prosperity and good fortune to come.
Phoenix:The phoenix is a universal symbol of rebirth, resurrection and immortality (dying in order to live).
Quail:The quail represents amorousness, sometimes courage and often good luck. In its negative form it can also represent witchcraft and sorcery.
Raven:The raven can be a symbol of sin, but if it is seen to be talking it often represents prophecy. Its meaning can be ambivalent since it can represent evil, but also wisdom.
Seagull:The seagull is a symbol of freedom and power.
Sparrow:The sparrow represents business and industry.
Stork:The stork is a symbol of new life and new beginnings.
Swallow:The swallow seen in a dream represents hope and the coming spring.
Swan:The swan is the soul of man and is often taken to be the divine bird. It can sometimes denote a peaceful death.
Turkey:The turkey is traditionally a food for celebrations and festivals. To dream of it can therefore denote that there may be good times ahead.
Vulture/Buzzard:The vulture is a scavanger and therefore has an association with the feminine aspect in its destructive persona.
Woodpecker:The woodpecker is a guardian of both kings and trees in mythology. It is also reputed to have magical powers.
Birth:We tend to dream of birth at the beginning of a new way of life, a new attitude, new ability, or-a new project - also when we become aware of the death of the old.
2. Psycholigically we are coming to terms with our existence.
3. The urge to care, to love and to give birth are all suggested by dreams of birth. It may be both a spiritual and a physical need.
Birth:This dream can signify the death of a sick person, because the dead are wrapped in linen clothes as children, and laid in the ground. For a woman to dream she is pregnant denotes sorrow and heaviness. If a woman dreams she has given birth to a child although she was not pregnant, it is a sign that she will happily accomplish her intentions.
A girl who has this dream will quickly lose her virginity if she is not careful. For a man to dream that he sees two or three children born shows that he will have joy and meet with success in his business.When someone who has no children dreams they have many small children, it signifies they will have many anxieties and obstructions in their affairs.
To dream your birth is good for someone who is poor, but to a rich person it signifies that they will not be in charge in the house and that others will order them about against their will.
Reference: 10'000 Dreams Interpreted: Pamela Ball/ The Complete Book of Dreams : Edwin Raphael
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