11 Writing Prompts about Birds

The majestic eagle soaring high above the world, looking down with its keen eye, searching…

There are plenty of interesting and inspiring writing topics around the subject of birds. Whether we take it in the direction of creative writing and flights of fancy (excuse the pun!), or taking a moment to think about and better understand the world around us.

So let’s get some writing flowing then.

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How to use the prompts:

Read through them until you strike a concept that immediately has your creative mind connecting dots together, and the kernel of a story forms at a moments notice!

Pick two of the story ideas at random, and combine them into a more complex piece of writing.

Write a full page to flesh out a prompt idea into the beginnings of a story.

There are no strict rules when it comes to the use of writing prompts – make them your own as your story comes to life!

The Prompts:

  1. A storm is brewing out at sea, and you can see thousands of sea birds flying inland. They know the storm is going to be dangerous…
  2. Night falls, and the wise old owl wakes for a night of hunting, his large eyes scanning the rolling field next to the forest…
  3. Imagine you are a tiny sparrow, flying up into the sky until the towns below are just little specs…
  4. Write a story from the perspective of a bird who is out finding some food to take back to their baby bird in the nest.
  5. Snow swirling, the penguins huddle together for warmth as night falls…
  6. The parrot arrived one day on her doorstep. She offered it some food, and suddenly it squawked out some words!
  7. The little bird spied some bread in someone’s backyard, and it fluttered down to take a closer look. Suddenly…
  8. The mighty albatross soared above the ocean. It had been out at sea for several weeks now, and was headed back to land finally…
  9. The homing pigeon had a little container tied to his ankle, holding a rolled up piece of paper with a very important message on it. The door opened, and off he flew…
  10. The eagle sat in its nest perched on the cliffs edge. It gazed keenly down at the valley below, something was moving there…
  11. The falcon returned to his handlers gloved arm, and seized it with his talons as he landed.

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Matt & Hayley

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