You can get the tutorial on how to build yours, along with my tutes about building butterflies, scrap slab triangle quilts, and my tute about using your fabrics and colors, here.
Dozens and dozens of quiltmakers have made these birds. One quilter recently told me she had made over 49 of them. Yes, they are that much fun, and that addictive!
PS, Happy Birthday SweetBean!! I miss you darlin'. Sending you hugs and kisses!