Think the crane is the end all be all of origami birds? Think again. While folding cranes is an excellent way to build finger dexterity for future projects, if you are already at an intermediate level in origami folding then it's time to start challenging yourself!
This complex bird, which looks like it's in flight with its wings up, is a challenging intermediate origami project that's impressive and well worth the time. To learn how to move beyond crane folding, check out this video.