Birds
 
 
Peace Train
 
Bird life in the garden is constant due to the continuous flowering and seeding of plant species. There is always some source of water and shelter, and for this reason, a wide selection of birds either pass through or have made a permanent home in the garden. Living with this, it was impossible not to be fully aware of their existence and a range of bird kites was just so obvious. I started to examine, in detail, the local specie and replicated them as kites.
The platform of the kite was perfect for individual specie representation and after reproducing Tasmanian specie I moved on to mainland birds. Following the acceptance of these, I was invited to represent the threatened and endangered specie of water birds visiting the Great Salt Lake in Utah. This culminated in travelling to Utah, doing workshops and performances involving Brolly Arts (Utah) and the Drachen Foundation from Seattle.
 
Bird size 1.2M wing span x 600mm high.
 
Price is:
AUD $125
 EUR €78
 USD $94

! These rates are close estimates only.
Contact Robert for more info.
 (Worldwide Postage Included.)
 
Over the years the following species have been represented:
  •  Blue Wren
  •  Flame Robin
  •  Green Rosella
  •  King Fisher
  •  Kookaburra
  •  Owl
  •  Oyster Catcher
  •  Aust. Pelican
  •  Pink and Grey Galah
  •  Puffin
  •  Red & Green Macaw
  •  Scarlet Macaw
  •  Yellow Tailed black Cockatoo
  •  Sulphur Crested Cockatoo
  •  Aust. Sea Eagle
  •  Toucan
  •  Wedge Tailed Eagle
  •  Western Scrub Jay
  •  American Pelican
  •  Avocet
  •  Cinnamon Teal
  •  Ibis
  •  Long Billed Curlew
  •  Snowy Plover
  •  Tundra swan
  •  Wilson's phalarope
  •  Swallow
  •  Bald Eagle
  •  Bullock's oriole
  •  Blackburnian Warbler
  •  Great Kissadee
  •  Green Winged Teal
  •  Lucifer Humming Bird
  •  Mountain Blue Bird
  •  Pileated Woodpecker
  •  Pyrrhuloxia
  •  Vermilion Flycatcher
 
Images of a few of the varieties.
 
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Random Images Of Our Garden