A Traveler and his Cat exploring America.





Monday, June 10, 2013

Bird Pots


Brundidge, Alabama

This rooster is constructed entirely from automobile bumpers.


Notice those dark clouds in the north.  I was racing south at the time trying to outrun severe thunderstorm threats for the evening.  We made it.


So what are bird pots?  I don't know.  I did notice a lot of gourd-shaped bird nests which would be strung out suspended on a long line on farms and wonder if they are what the sign refers to.  Maybe someone from the South could comment plus adding what type of bird would nest inside a gourd.




14 comments:

  1. Thats a really good use of old car parts. The human genius on work again. Thanks for showing.

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  2. Some people are so creative, it is done very good. I like it.

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  3. Very good sculpture. I think I see a rear view mirror and some bumpers, but can't identify much in the way of parts.

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  4. i'm LOVING the sculpture! would look great in my front field (if i kept chickens, anyway).

    quite a few songbirds would nest in gourds, i think.

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  5. OH! I really like this sculpture. It made me smile. :)

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  6. The bumper rooster is very cool! I was wondering about the pots, too.

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  7. Some people just have too much time on their hands!!!

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  8. Quite a few birds would nest inside a gourd (Google knows them all by name!) But I wonder if the birds have to do much work on it to make it liveable, or do people have to ready it for them. (Big G. didn't say!)

    Cheers,
    Jo

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  9. Hi John....How in the world you find these things is beyond me : )
    That is some rooster you bumped
    into ; ) !!
    The imagination,of a creative and crazy person haha!
    Grace

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  10. Excellent chicken!

    I also wonder how some of these early monuments were made! Makes the term "primitive" look a bit stupid!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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