|Pinch and lift up the front flap of paper, so that its edges meet in the middle. Press the paper flat. Repeat behind, thereby completing the shape that, in origami, is called the bird base.||Valley fold the top flap down over the corner of the internal layers as shown. Press the paper flat and unfold it.
||Open out the model into the position shown in the next step.|
Diagrammed by Yuri and Katrin Shumakov
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