Time to start assembling a bird!
I traced each piece of the pattern onto the sticky side of some lightweight fusible interfacing. The arrows indicate the sides of the pieces that need a fabric allowance left in order to slide them under other pieces. If I had it to do over again, I would make the two black parts of the head into a single piece and just lay the white part over top of them. I moved a little too fast and just didn't think of it in time.
Once the pieces were all ironed in place, I cut them out and tried assembling them over top of the pattern. Stitching down comes next, which is definitely my favorite part!
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Thanks for the tip about figuring out and indicating where you need allowance for overlap. Very clever.