Other Bird Statues (page 1)

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Booming Prairie Chicken
Rothsay, MN
The Booming Prairie Chicken was built in 1976. It is made of concrete over a metal frame by Art Fosse. The statue is 13 feet tall by 18 feet long. Rothsay claims to be the Prairie Chicken Capital of Minnesota. There are large numbers of them roaming the prairies in the area. In early spring, the male prairie chicken performs a mating ritual called "booming" during which he spreads his wings and tail feathers, inflates the orange sacs on either side of his neck, and makes a booming sound. [map]

Topeka, KS
This Wren statue was built in the 1930s from concrete and wire mesh. It was originally installed on top of the WREN radio station in Lawrence, KS. It was originally built to promote Jenny Wren Flour. In 1947, the station moved to Topeka and brought along the wren statue. It was restored and moved to this former fountain in 1993. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Vancouver, BC
These two Sparrow statues were created by Myfanwy MacLeod and are entitled "The Birds." The 16 foot tall male and female sparrows were installed in False Creek Plaza after the 2010 Winter Olympics. The site was used in 2010 as the Olympic Village. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Huron, SD
This Pheasant statue stands on the roof of a building previously used by a liquor store (now vacant). The bird is 28 feet tall and 40 feet long. The ringneck pheasant is made of steel and fiberglass and was erected in 1959. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Redfield, SD
Henry, SD
The fiberglass Pheasant in Redfield is installed one a pole next to the fire department. Redfield claims to be the Pheasant Capital of the World. [map]

The Pheasant in Henry is also known as the "Ten Thousand Pound Pheasant". It was built from cement in 1950. The statue is located on the site of Tinkertown which is now gone. This 1950s photo [thanks Julie Woessner] shows that the statue originally had a Western saddle and was used for photo-ops. A Mule statue stands next to him. [map]

More Pheasant Statues:
Regent, ND
Gregory, SD [map]

Quail Family
Oro Valley, AZ
This Quail Family statue group was installed at the entrance to Naranja Park in 2015. Entitled "Quail Trail", it was created by Hirotsume Tashima and Jason Butler with the help of local students. The statues are made of concrete, foam, and steel. For more, see this website. [map]

Odessa, TX
This Falcon sculpture was created by Joe Barrington from welded steel. It was donated in 2011 to the University of Texas of the Permian Basin by the Heritage of Odessa Foundation.

Peregrine Falcon
Fruita, CO
Pigeon [gone]
Denver, CO
Mountain View, CA
This Peregrine Falcon sculpture is entitled "Monument Monarch". It was carved from a cottonwood tree stump by Craig Sherwood in 2003. [map]

This Pigeon statue was installed sometime in or after 2011. These photos are from 2012. By 2014, the building had been demolished and the pigeon statue was gone.

This Parrot statue is located at the Lozano Brushless Car Wash. [map]

More Falcon Statues:
Bertie High School (Windsor, NC)

More Parrot Statues:
Castaway Cove: 1, 2 (Ocean City, NJ) [map]

Gautier, MS
Swan Head
Lakeview, OH
Elk Rapids, MI
This Swan statue is one of two that were previously installed at the Singing River Mall in Gautier the early 1980s. The mall was demolished in 2014. This statue was installed in front of Clark's Attic in 2017. The second swan was installed just after this photo was taken in 2019. [map]

The Swan Head is on the property of the Villa Chalets. I believe it has been here since at least the 1970s. This could be a duck, goose or some other bird - I'm open to correction! Does anyone know more about it? [map]

The Swan in Elk Rapids is 15 feet tall. It was built in 1966 to carry Miss Elk Rapids in the Cherry Festival and Harbor Days parades. The statue was then used in various parades and public appearances in the 1970s before being installed here permanently outside the Chamber of Commerce building. [map]

More Swan Statues:
Eau Claire, WI
Midland, ON

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