Blue Bird as a Power Animal – Symbolism. Blue birds are mainly inhabitants of the air, which can be found depending on the species on land or on the water. There are many species of Blue birds that can be found in many different regions of the world, but they all have one thing in common: the element of air.
Origins of the bluebird as a symbol of happiness Chinese mythology. One of the oldest examples of a blue bird in myth (found on oracle bone inscriptions of the Shang dynasty, 1766-1122 BC) is from pre-modern China, where a blue or green bird was the messenger bird of Xi Wangmu (the 'Queen Mother of the West'), who began life as a fearsome goddess and immortal.