Tuesday, April 8

It's for the Birds!


These images are from the lastest local birdhouse construction competition here in our area. People of all ages entered the contest this year; here are some representative winners from each category. ENJOY!











And my very favorite - made from a gourd!

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27 comments:

Dianne said...

Wow! Wow! Wow!

It amazes me what people can create with their own two hands. I lack that talent.

thanks for sharing these.

Star said...

Awesome. I seriously cannot pick a favorite. They are all great!

rosemary said...

What creativity...I have several gourd birdhouses...love them.

The Pagan Sphinx said...

Very cool! I like the first one and share your enthusiam for the last one, as well.

Great fun as always, kenju!

joared said...

I like the first pictured exotic birdhouse best -- the pagoda -- really spectacular, but they're all fascinating.

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

These are sooo Imaginative, Judy! Really fabulous! Not only the ideas, but the execution...I am vowled over, as I was when you showed some the last time...What a great idea, too...A Contest of Creative Bird Houses! WONDERFUL!

OldOldLady Of The Hills said...

BOWLED Over!!! (My one-finger typing is getting worse and worse...!

Duke_of_Earle said...

Phenomenal! To me, it's not just the skill of the hands. It's the imagination!

John

Omykiss said...

I'm not sure about the cat-face bird house ... I fear it might scare away the little birdies :(

Betty said...

I'll bet that cat stays empty.

Carletta said...

These are wonderful! I love bird houses that don't necessarily look like bird houses.

Thanks for stopping by.

Evil Twin's Wife said...

Cute!

Seamus said...

Amazing! Wonder what the birds will think of that? ;)

PI said...

Thay are all brilliant and I like naughty Amy's SOH but - being old- fashioned and trad I would love to have Patrick's.

Mar said...

Some people are so talented!! these are all lovely.

Changes in the wind said...

These are awesome!

Beverly said...

Those are great. I like that cat one, of course. If I were a bird, I'm not sure that I would want to go into tht one, though.

Blonde Goddess said...

How incredible are those? I am completely impressed. What's more is that they've got my creative juices flowing...

Hmmm....what can I make today?

Nancy said...

Judy,

I loved all those clever birdhouses. I have a neighbor who makes one that looks like your real home.

You give him a picture of your house and in about two weeks you have a birdhouse that looks exactly like your home.

I read Betty's comment and went back and looked at the cat again. I really got a good laugh at her comment.

Kay Dennison said...

I envy these people their creativity!!!! Thanks!!!!

Rue said...

Great birdhouses! My favorite is the tonka truck because it reminds me of my little bother as a kid :)

rue

tiff said...

I like the pig!

Bob-kat said...

How creative! I wonder what the birds make of them? Thanks for sharing them :)

Joy Des Jardins said...

Those are great Judy....some very inventive ideas. I wonder if the birds would fully appreciate them.

Jay said...

Oh god, remind me never to get old.
Well, older.

Shephard said...

Very fun, Judy. I love birdhouses.
Incidentally... in case you wondered... it was YOU who gave me the idea to use asterisks instead of key vowel placement. :)
~S

Fran aka Redondowriter said...

I love these bird houses. I post about a bird today at Sacred Ordinary. I can't feed them in my yard anymore as the food attracts the squirrels, rats--and cats, who kill the birds.