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Which Bird Are You? Quiz

Which Bird Are You? Quiz

Let your imagination take flight with this fun quiz that can tell you something significant about your true nature. After all, if you’re a sparrow you’ll need to beware of hawks, and if you’re a heron, you need periodic times of stillness in order to thrive. Birds can give us useful information about what we need and who we most deeply are.

Learn more so you can really soar, here:

Answer the following questions TRUE or FALSE (and be truthful with yourself!).

1. I do my best work alone.

2. People have told me I am a visionary, capable of seeing the big picture.

3. I am quick and incisive when it comes to making decisions.

4. I am in a leadership position at work or in my life; people tell me I have a lot of personal power.

5. I come alive after dark; early rising is not for me.

6. I sometimes need to come to a complete standstill before I make a move.

7. My nature is extremely quick: my metabolism, thoughts, and actions tend to be on the fast side.

8. I love to talk and/or sing.

9. Although I am imaginative, I prefer to stay close to home.

10. I thrive under adverse conditions and often find unusual ways of seeing things.

11. I enjoy interacting with many people at work.

12. If I had to choose one word to sum up the meaning of life for me, it would be “joy.”

13. I am drawn to watery landscapes and find great serenity beside ponds, lakes, and inlets.

14. I love a sense of spaciousness; heights don’t scare me.

15. I prefer to see all sides of something before I make a decision. People tell me I have a well-rounded sense of things.

Take note of the clusters that are mostly true for you: they can tell you which bird is your guide.

If you answered TRUE to 1, 3, 7, and 12 you are a HUMMINGBIRD.

If you answered TRUE to 1, 2, 4, and 14 you are an EAGLE.

If you answered TRUE to 1, 5, 10, and 15 you are an OWL.

If you answered TRUE to 1, 3, 6, and 13 you are a HERON.

If you answered TRUE to 7, 8, 9, and 11 you are a SONGBIRD.

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By Cait Johnson, author of Earth, Water, Fire,and Air (SkyLight Paths, 2003).

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.

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3:00AM PDT on Mar 27, 2013

Thank you :)

11:04PM PST on Nov 6, 2011

I used to have an owl guide, but oddly enough I keep seeing an all black humming bird. It looks ruby-throated but without the color. It's beak, feet, and eyes are all black. I once found its feather underneath a rock, but when I came to look for the feather the next day, it was gone. Does anyone have an idea on what this means? My friends and I have also seen deer with black markings, and I'm wondering if the black means anything.

I do have some hummingbird qualities.

11:51AM PDT on Jul 20, 2011

I'm an owl and a songbird... I already knew that I have an owl as a spirit guide, but didn't know that I also resonate with a songbird, that threw me for a loop. I have a statue of an owl on my desk. :-) I love owls!

2:57AM PDT on Jun 6, 2011

I'm a hummingbird

6:14AM PST on Dec 2, 2010

Thanks for the article.

12:56PM PDT on Jul 19, 2010

I don't seem to properly fit into any category listed here so I'll just call myself a lone wolf and not a bird at all:D

3:27PM PST on Dec 2, 2009

I didn't get a speacific bird. i guess im my own unique kind of bird... sweet. ( or tweet haha had to add that :)

2:07PM PDT on May 24, 2009

I've got an Owl! :) Which makes an odd amount of sense...

4:28PM PST on Jan 6, 2009

An Eagle!

8:41PM PST on Dec 23, 2008

My results were:
Hummingbird 4/4
Eagle 2/4
Owl 2/4
Heron 3/4
Songbird 1/4
Ironic enough I'm a hummingbird. lolz

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