58 entries in Animal / Bird (no Dove)
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Brandon the juggler Example of a ridiculous woonder picture of dove is pierced, real dove on top of building drops down dead
1584 174
L'Oiseau Mort, & Ressuscité an egg is chosen and the spectator asked if she rather has a mouse or a bird, she chooses a bird and inside the egg is a bird, the bird dies and comes back to life, concepts of forcing of proximity and preference, two versions
1784 32
Theophrastus Paracelsus, Ou le Pigeon Tué d'un Coup d'épée Donné à Son Ombre ou à Son Image the shadow or a picture of a pigeon is struck with a sword, at the same moment the real bird dies
1784 46
To take a Bird out of a Cage, and make it appear as dead, or to roll it about as you please.
1784 37
The Birdcages from the Hat birdcages that fold up
1876 311
The Vanishing Canary Bird and Cage large die, bird cage and bird travel around
1876 424
Card-Boxes No. 1
No. 2
No. 3
No. 4: "Card-and-Bird" Box
No. 5
No. 6: Bland's Brass Card-box
No. 7: The Card-Drawer
No. 8: The Double Card-Drawer
1889 151
Friedrich W. Conradi-Horster Der an der Schnur erscheinende Vogel rope across stage, vanished bird reappears on middle of the rope
Related to Mar. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 3)
Carl Willmann Zur Berichtigung! correction for referenced item
Related to Oct. 1895
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 1 No. 10)
Signora Bella's Luftreise bird vanishes and reappears in cage that is hanging from the ceiling
Sep. 1896
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 2 No. 1)
Professor Bellonie Die behexten Papierschnitzel confetti changes into egg, then a small bird appears in glass of confetti and egg when covered
Related to Sep. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 9)
Professor Bellonie Die behexten Papierschnitzel second part, method
Related to Oct. 1898
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 4 No. 10)
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Der animalische Transport No. 6, two birds travel from small glass box to cage
1899 29
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Wie Roman Tauben und Vögel verschwinden lässt No. 12, vanishing different objects
  • doves in glass cylinders
  • glasses (both under handkerchief with dummy circle sewn in)
  • bird in paper carton that is switched when wand is dropped
  • pull
1899 44
Samuel "St. Roman" Thiersfeld Leben, Sterben, Wiedersehen No. 19, bird vanishes and reappears in paper
1899 61
Carl Willmann Die magische Kassette wooden card box, rather high design, for vanish, appearance, transformation, restoration, even for birds
Apr. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Die Verwandlung eines Thalers in einen lebenden Vogel tube apparatus, coin changes into bird
Apr. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 4)
Carl Willmann Die Vogelwanderung bird vanishes from paper cone and reappears in big glass that is covered with newspaper
Sep. 1901
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 7 No. 9)
Joseph Michael Hartz The Hartz "Hook," for Working Mechanical Pieces hook from ceiling with mechanical piece that can make bells ring, etc.
  • The Magic Bell (bell rings by itself)
  • The Crystal Cash-box (borrowed coins appear in glass box that hangs from ceiling)
  • The Bird-Cage (canary appears in suspended cage)
Also published here 1903 68
Carl Willmann Das neue Vogelhaus, in welchem ein bis zwei Vögel erscheinen
June 1903
Die Zauberwelt (Vol. 9 No. 6)
R. Neusch, Dr. Reinhard Rohnstein Grosses Ring-Changement finger ring travels from spectator's finger to bird, bird flies away with ring, no explanation
Aug. 1904
Der Zauberspiegel (Vol. 4 No. 8)
Joseph Michael Hartz The Hartz "Hook," for Working Mechanical Pieces hook from ceiling with mechanical piece that can make bells ring, etc.
  • The Magic Bell (bell rings by itself)
  • The Crystal Cash-box (borrowed coins appear in glass box that hangs from ceiling)
  • The Bird-Cage (canary appears in suspended cage)
Also published here 1911 206
Henry Hardin The Hypnotized Bird bird "plays dead"
Also published here 1940
The Jinx (Issue 97)
Eddie Joseph The Bird Nest live canary hidden in cup throughout routine
1942 36
Eddie Joseph Making One Canary into Two manipulative
1942 37
Eddie Joseph Rapid Hatching gaffed cup to change an egg into a bird/canary
1942 38
Eddie Joseph Another Canary Production from gaffed cup
1942 38
Joseph Ovette Bird and Cage Illusion transposition of two different colored birds, frames and cages, using bags and silks
1944 27
Mystic Craig The Elusive Canary canary vanishes and appears in a frame
1945 301
Eddie Joseph Cage and Canary Production from spectator's clothing
1950 57
Hans E. Trixer Silken Canary canary is thrown up and changes into a silk in apparently midair
1954 180
Charlie Miller Night Club Routine canary production, glass with drink produced and vanished, egg stuff, snow storm
1961 98
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator bird in a cage appears in canister
Related to 1973 96
The Dove Pan producing birds
1976 201
Die to Canary a large die is placed in a crystal casket and transforms into a bird, under handkerchief
1976 56
Die, Cage and Canary cage vanishes and die changes into a canary
1976 71
Bird Production: Cage II two canaries
1976 169
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Magical Incubator brief, bird in a cage appears in canister
Related to 1976 179
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Card to Canary Box
1978/76 119
Cyril Yettmah Catching Birds in the Air with a net, various methods, Conradi, Dell O'Dell
1978/76 224
Magic Incubator Improved made for Richard Himber, production of silks and cages
Related to 1978/76 228
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Tha Canary Production Cage
1978/76 253
Theo "Okito" Bamberg The Canary Effect egg transforms into canary inside temple-like box
1978/76 254
Jack Hughes The Cagey Budgies ballon inside a bird cage bursts and changes into six living birds
1981 91
Meir Yedid Pet Shop Caper apparently bird bit off a finger in pet shop, practical joke
1983 16
John Riggs Lucinda ring vanishes from box and appears in performer's mouth, invisible bird presentation, comedy routine
1987 303
Theo "Okito" Bamberg Egg to Canary - First Method: The Okito Version on a tray
Also published here
  • Bamberg and Parrish, Okito on Magic, 1952, p. 139
2002 227
Egg to Canary - Second Method: The Japanese Version eggs put into bottle, bottle broken and bird flies out
Also published here
  • "Instantaneous Incubation" (The Magician Monthly, Vol. 10 No. 10, Sept. 1914, p. 157)
2002 229
Milbourne Christopher Egg to Canary - Third Method: Milbourne Christopher's Version broken egg poured in paper bag, egg restored, bird comes out of egg
Also published here
  • "Egg a la Christopher" (Hugards Magic Monthly, Vol. X No. 2, July 1952, p. 955)
2002 229
P. T. Selbit The Incubator eggs put in container, birds come out
Also published here
  • The Magical Entertainer, p. 40
2002 240
Theodore Annemann The Hypnotized Bird
  • 63 Years Ago
on Henry Hardin, bird "plays dead"
Also published here June 2003
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 10)
Paolo Cavalli, Massimo Tira Dove-It Out three paper bags, one chosen and smashed, shattered bottle or bird found in other bags
2005 36
John Gaughan The Enchanted Coffre
  • The Chamber of Secrets
playing card put in chest, it transforms into small birds
Mar. 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 3)
John Gaughan Martinka's Mahogany Birdcage
  • The Chamber of Secrets
birds appear in a cage apparatus
Sep. 2015
Genii (Vol. 78 No. 9)
A Paper is Burned and Becomes a Sparrow
  • Dan Sherer (additional comments)
Also published here
  • Hōkasen, 1764
May 2016
Genii (Vol. 79 No. 5)
John Gaughan The Magic Incubator
  • The Chamber of Secrets
bird appears with bird cage inside a large can
June 2017
Genii (Vol. 80 No. 6)
Johnny Thompson Paper to Parakeet paper napkin formed into bird, changes into bird
Inspired by
  • "Creation of Life" (Nate Leipzig, with moth or butterfly)
2018 253
Rhys "Morgan" Jones, Robert "West" Tay The Miraculous Escape of Mr West comedy phases as intro, then escape from large cloth bag, fake owl produced from it
Inspired byRelated to 2020 329