25 Awesome Swallow Bird Tattoo Designs

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A swallow bird tattoo can be a symbol of many things. For a sailor, the sight of a swallow has always meant that land is near. A sailor believes he will arrive safely if he has a swallow tattoo on his arm. Swallows are migratory birds which travel in flocks and although small in size, they are hardy. A swallow tattoo also portrays undying loyalty, achieving victory and surviving a calamity. A sailor would wear it for protection or as an indication of whether he had crossed the seven seas or the equator. He would also wear it to insure his entry into heaven.

A Sailor adorns a tattoo of the swallow bird. From the olden days, a swallow in sight meant that land was near. A sailor wears it as a lucky charm so that he can return home safely or as a mark of his experience at sea. A swallow is migratory bird which moves together with a large number of birds. Hence, a tattoo also symbolizes strength. A swallow is also known as a symbol of love as it chooses its mate for life. It can also mean winning a battle or overcoming a calamity. Lucky or not, swallow tattoos are attractive to look at.

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Cruising Along

Red and black are a beautiful combination for a small bird that is hardy and strong.

Cruising Along

Cruising Along

Something Precious

The small but strong bird swoops down to fly up again with its precious cargo in its mouth.

Something Precious

Something Precious

Modesty

This little bird is at bliss and peace while lying in a bed of myriad flowers.

Modesty

Modesty

From The Sky

I swoop down and suddenly fly up again – this vast blue expanse is my home.

From The Sky

From The Sky

Silhouette

Surrounded all around with love, this faithful bird sings sweet songs for the one whom it loves.

Silhouette

Silhouette

Taking Off

The swallow opens its wings to take off for a long haul for the seven seas.

Taking Off

Taking Off

In Flight

Flying till it comes across land and then return back to base with the good news.

In Flight

In Flight

Red Rose

This swallow carries a rose in its mouth to express its undying love for its mate.

Red Rose

Red Rose

Blue Bird

No one can question my undying love or my unflinching loyalty for my near and dear ones.

Blue Bird

Blue Bird

The twig

I have been known to be a sailor’s since Noah’s time when I returned with a twig after a few days.

The twig

The twig

Music To My Ears

The swallow’s sweet notes are a balm to those who are tired, weak and the weary.

Music To My Ears

Music To My Ears

Tug Of War

This feisty swallow symbolizes the victory of the good in its tussle with the evil one.

Tug Of War

Tug Of War

Accents

The multi colored feathers move as the bird gets ready to fly up into the sky.

Accents

Accents

Unflinching Loyalty

A sailor’s hope lies in this beautiful bird as he believes that it will bring him good luck.

Unflinching Loyalty

Unflinching Loyalty

Perched

This little bird is at perfect bliss as it dreams of its journeys across the skies.

Perched

Perched

In tune

These two love birds express their affections and feelings for each other, till the end.

In tune

In tune

Feelings Of love

“No love is greater than the love of a mother for her children” as the sparrow seems to say.

Feelings Of love

Feelings Of love

Flying On The High Seas

A swallow is a sailor’s companion and a lucky charm as he undertakes risky, long journeys on the seas.

Flying On The High Seas

Flying On The High Seas

Dancing Bird

This bird is at home with the flowers and trees to give it company.

Dancing Bird

Dancing Bird

Getting Ready

Flying is its life and it gets ready to fly off into the vast, blue sky.

Getting Ready

Getting Ready

Symbol of strength

This bird may look demure but is capable of undertaking many hardships through out its life.

Symbol of strength

Symbol of strength

Above The Stars

Known for migrating great distance, this feathered creature has a large amount of endurance and strength.

Above The Stars

Above The Stars

Landing

Painted imaginatively in blue and white with accents of red, this bird looks as if it has completed its journey.

Landing

Landing

Twins

These two sleeping swallows with a halo each on top of their heads personify good human beings.

Twins

Twins

Colorful Bird

A faithful and loyal bird, the swallow has proved its friendship with mankind from the olden days.

Colorful Bird

Colorful Bird

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