how to bird call with your hands

Step 3: Move Right Hand Down

how to bird call with your hands

Now take your right hand and move it down onto your left hand by pivoting it on the left edge where your hands are touching. To complete this step, you shouldn’t have to raise your hand.

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A wonderful way to imitate and draw in various bird species is to practice making bird whistles. There are a few different ways to bird whistle. In order to apply the cupped hand technique, first place your hands together, palms up. Using your hands, make a cup shape, then seal it by curling the digits on both hands. You can make a better sound by bending the tips of your thumbs and pressing them together. When you’re ready, take a deep breath and cover your thumb and knuckles with your lips. As you move the fingers on your right hand, blow into the space between your thumbs. If you have done it correctly, the sound should sound like an owl or a dove! Continue reading to find out other bird whistle techniques!

Step 1: Getting the Hands in the Proper Position

This tutorial’s first section will demonstrate how to properly position your hands to produce the desired sound.


  • Question: Can you call a bird with just your mouth? Hayden Hansen Community Answer: Birds only pay attention to the whistles of their own kind. Yes, you can if you can figure out how to blow the whistle.
  • Goat Community Answer: It doesn’t matter that I’m nine years old; you can still succeed. You can accomplish anything if you put in your best effort and have two hands.
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  • Make sure your hands don’t have any openings that allow air to escape if you’re having trouble bird whistling. To achieve a better seal, try adjusting your hands and relaxing your fingers. [14] Thanks Helpful 4 Not Helpful 3 .
  • Keep your hands steady while exhaling. Any jostling movements can stop the bird whistle from sounding. So, make sure to only move your fingers. To gain a sense of the necessary motion, you can begin by simply moving your fingertips. Once you are more comfortable, you can then lift more fully. Thanks Helpful 14 Not Helpful 7 .
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