birdsong…

Yesterday afternoon, I heard a sound that I listen for every year…a robin singing! Nature is leaving wake-up calls all over the place–in the Pacific Northwest it’s daffodils and tulips cresting the soil, and crocuses and cherry trees blooming. I’m enjoying all the activity that’s stirring in the garden, and thinking about all the weeds I need to deal with pronto!

Now I’m on the hunt for a bird house worthy of my warbling robin! I love this little gem by photographer, Bill Dalton.

photographer: Bill Dalton

New York artist, Paula Hayes, creates stylistic garden sculptures, including these exquisite bird houses. I love her tongue-in-cheek interpretation of nature. I love the combination of Hayes’ futuristic birdhouse sculpture and the aging brick high rise in the background.

photo courtesy of Paula Hayes

bird house by Paula Hayes

Even though there’s a pile of snow, apparently, a little bird has been hard at work getting ready for spring.

photo courtesy of Dan {Durango99} on flickr

What bird wouldn’t be attracted to this little rainbow charmer?

from NatCat13's photostream on Flickr

Oh Joy featured these adorable ceramic egg birdhouses by artist, J Schatz. He uses egg shapes to design a whole collection of bird feeders, planters, bird houses–charming.

photo via Oh Joy blogspot

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One response

  1. Loving these birdie homes, my designer husband votes for the Phillip Stark-esk white modern bird home. Lucky robins, let us know what your final choice ends up being.

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