Birds can symbolize higher understanding, spirituality, or a communion with other worlds or realities. It represents freedom (mental autonomy, physical capability, spiritual self-direction, and freedom of choice).
Tattoos are no longer just a male thing, young women are just as likely to get a tattoo as males.
Body art or tattoos has entered the mainstream it is no longer considered a weird kind of subculture.
"According to a 2006 Pew survey, 40% of Americans between the ages of 26 and 40 have been tattooed".