One of the most enduring and popular origami designs is the tsuru, or crane. Origami of this design has part of the decor for many special occasions, especially weddings, in Japan. Of course, origami includes an enormous range of designs besides cranes: you can create many other kinds of origami birds.
Check out this video on how to make an origami canary. It looks just like the Twitter bird logo!
Click the image above or this link– http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r38S8fjDUN0
For an origami bird that can perch on your finger, you can make an origami macaw:
click image above or this link– http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ8fTRamkCg&feature=endscreen&NR=1
Origami macaw folding instructions on paper:
Origami macaw diagram| connors934