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Black Crow (CSS Flying Bird)


Add a flying Black Crow to any page of your WordPress website.

This plugin uses simple CSS Animation to overlay a flying black bird on any page of your WordPress installation that includes the html code detailed in our Black Crow Plugin Documentation.

Display Flying Bird

Add the flying Black Crow to your WordPress website using the shortcode [blackcrow].


Insert the following script on any page you want to show the flying bird:

<div class="bird-container bird-container--one">
<div class="bird bird--one"></div></div>

This is a great plugin for wildlife websites or those with a mystical or gothic theme.

Original Source Code

This plugin has been created and developed for WordPress from original code by Steven Roberts ( found here all credit goes to him for developing this fantastic SVG animation… we just made it WordPress User Friendly!


  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
  3. Use the plugin documentation to find out how to show the Black Crow on your page.


How do I show the Black Crow on my website?

Use the shortcode [blackcrow]


Add the following script in the text editor on any page of your WordPress website:

<div class="bird-container bird-container--one">
<div class="bird bird--one"></div></div>
Can I have a White bird instead of Black?

Yes, by installing our forthcoming WordPress plugin White Dove.


5 de julio de 2020
A really simple and tasteful effect. Can only get it working on Chrome though. Otherwise 5/5.
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  • Improved png file.
  • Updated description.


  • Updated description.


  • First release of this plugin.