How to sign bird "in American Sign Language"

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Sign Instructions:

Place the back of your hand against your mouth and move your thumb and index fingers up and down a couple of times, mimicking a bird's mouth moving up and down.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of bird

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bird

End of Sign

Final Frame of bird

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for bird
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.
Dominant Handshape for bird
Touch your thumb to the tip of your index finger as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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