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This is a very common base form for Origami and you can fold many models based on it.

Start with a Preliminary Base, the open end pointing to yourself.

Step 1

1. Petal fold the top layer upwards.

Step 2

2. Repeat step 1 on the other side.

Step 3

3. The finished birdbase.

Starting from the birdbase you can create the following models:

You will also need the birdbase for the following models: