Hummingbird tattoo by David Corden hummingbird color bird DavidCorden

12 Dainty Hummingbird Tattoos

Brighten your day with a dainty and colorful little hummingbird tattoo!

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At around 3-5 inches the hummingbird measures in as one of the smallest birds in the world, and the title of smallest living bird does, in fact, belong to the hummingbird species with the Bee Hummingbird measuring between 5-6 cm and weighing less than a U.S Penny! 

Named after the humming sound emitted by their beating wings, hummingbirds were idolized by the Aztec civilization. It was common for Aztec people to wear a hummingbird talisman as a representation of the bird and to draw on its noted characteristics of vigor, energy, and intimacy. The talismans were incredibly popular and also worn to bring sexual potency and fighting ability to the wearer. The Aztec god of war Huitzilopochtli is frequently depicted as a hummingbird and fallen Aztec warriors were believed to return to earth as hummingbirds if they were killed.

In tattooing the hummingbird is a symbol of energy, freedom, joy, happiness and charm. Bright and colourful a hummingbird tattoo is a popular modern design and always makes for a gentle looking piece of body art! So brighten your day with these colourful little hummingbird tattoos!

Realistic hummingbird tattoo by Anabi Tattoo hummingbird hummingbirdtattoo realism bird AnabitTattoo
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Beautiful hand  piece. Hummingbird tattoo by Cherub Tattoo hummingbird hummingbirdtattoo color CherubTattoo
Beautiful hand piece. Hummingbird tattoo by Cherub Tattoo #hummingbird #hummingbirdtattoo #color #CherubTattoo
Gorgeous tattoo by David Corden hummingbird color bird DavidCorden
Gorgeous tattoo by David Corden #hummingbird #color #bird #DavidCorden

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