Yellowbird is a timid bird that falls from his nest and loses his family. He befriends Ladybug who encourages him to break free and see the world. On his first venture out into the world, he meets Darius, the patriarch of a migratory bird family that is about to leave for winter migration to Africa. Darius dies, and it’s Yellowbird’s destiny to lead the flock to Africa for the winter. With the help of Darius’s charming daughter, Delf, the group has an exciting adventure that sends them to Paris, Holland, and over the vast Ocean.