Animated - Placeable Birds - Small Birds Pack

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Uploaded: 1st May 2020 at 3:47 PM
Updated: 8th Jan 2022 at 12:45 PM

For the actual effects in motion, more info, some example scenes and A BONUS BIRDS object, please click this Youtube Video Link:
Animated - Placeable Birds - Small Birds Pack

This file has been UPDATED on 08-01-2022 with the following things:
- They can now be found in the Pond VFX section in build mode.
- Object's titles have been updated with an invisible 'Bakie' Search-tag in the title.
These items can now also be found by typing bird, birds and their species name into the search bar.
- Object's descriptions have been updated to new format.
- Object Thumbnails have been updated with (Animated) text adjustments.
- Object Thumbnails have been updated with a light green background color. This makes it more clear in the Pond VFX section that this object has to be placed on terrain. It can be used in multiple worlds.
- Price has been changed for better placement in the Pond VFX section.

- Objects are now placeable on Pond Water Surfaces.
WHY: Despite the fact that these birds aren't water animals, I still enabled the 'placeable on water surfaces' option. The reason for this, is because this makes it easier to raise them to something hanging above the water surface like rocks or branches. It's also easier to place it onto floating things like logs or to rocks or branches sticking out of the water.

- objects are now placeable on slopes, which makes it easier to place it above uneven (pond/ocean) floors.
- Added repeat placement.
Please RE-DOWNLOAD and delete the old files!

Animated - Placeable Birds - Small Birds Pack
In this small birds pack, you can find 3 different bird species divided into 6 different objects.
The bird species available in this pack are: the Blue Jay, Northern Cardinal and Golden Tanager.
As for the objects, you will find 2 objects for each bird. One object will spawn the bird just looking around and on the other one will spawn a bird looking around and eating.

Just as almost every Animated Animal object, the objects theirselfs are invisible. After placement, there won't be any bird yet, but go into live mode and it will appear.
Besides the possibility of placing them onto the ground, they're also placeable on all deco slot sizes. This makes it possible to place them onto my Wooden Fences for example, which I released a few weeks back. You can also place them on other objects containing deco slots, like picknick tables.

One disadvantage of these birds, is that they will disappear when moving too far away from your lot or by switching lots.
There fore I recommend only using them if you don't forget where you placed them OR only when making screenshots/videos and deleting them after.

To see all bird effects in motion, some more tips and tricks on how to use them and a few example scenes, take a look at the video (+ Description)!

Object information:
This mod only requires the Base Game.
It's a Standalone object, so it won't override any other objects in game.
To easily find the different bird species, type the following words into the search bar:
"Jay" for finding the Blue Jay objects, "Cardinal" for finding the Northern Cardinal objects and "Tanager" for finding the Golden Tanager objects.
You can also find them by going to the Pond VFX section.
It can be recognized by my "BakieGaming" icon in the lower right corner of the thumbnail.
The cost are for all of them: 3 Simoleons

Game Requirements:
Base Game compatible

Game Version:
Tested with gameversion:

Custom Content visible on the Thumbnail made by me:
Animated - Placeable Birds - Chickens
Animated - Placeable Insects - Jungle Butterflies
Animated - Placeable Amphibian - Frogs (All 25 species)
Animated - Flowers + Bumblebees
Animated - Wall Light Waterfall
Unlocked + Recolored + Slotted Wooden Fence
Walk Through Grasses - Basegame + Jungle Adventure

I hope you like this Animated Small Birds Pack and if you do, please leave a comment!
If you want to use it in screenshots or videos, be sure to give me some credit!

>> Want to share my mods? <<
Besides giving me credit and linking back to this page, I would appreciate it if you could add my video instead of (only) the thumbnail.

Polygon Counts:
4 vertices and 2 polygons

Additional Credits:
Thanks to the Sims 4 Studio
Thanks Adobe for making Photoshop