At first, these large birds can only be slain after obtaining the Whip. Wait for its tail to stretch out, then target the tail to pull the bird down. Once this is done, you can then attack it with the sword to defeat it.
Later on, you can snipe them from afar with the Bow.
You are Link, a resident of Skyloft–a floating village in the vast sky. For ages, you’ve been training at the Knight Academy and, today, the day of your graduation has arrived. While your life thus far has been peaceful, soon nothing will be the same again, when your beloved friend, Zelda, is stolen from you…
Our strategy guide for The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword (HD) contains all the necessary knowledge to search for and rescue Zelda, such as a full walkthrough with detailed maps. Plus every hero needs a rest; if you want to grab all the collectables and fix other people’s problems (sidequests), we can help you with that too!
Revised and re-structured the walkthrough to make it more accessible.