Artificial Birds, As Found Animal Replicas

Over Flowers
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A garden alongside Prospect Street had a fake pelican as one of its centerpieces. Here the pelican was flying over yellow flowers.


Artificial Pelican external link   •  As Found Animal Birds external link   •  Prospect Avenue external link   •  San Francisco, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:21:08 Wednesday 12 August 2009)   •  (Date Published: Tuesday 28 June 2015)   •  © 2015 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCX_7907
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Duck, Healdsburg, 2009
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In an antique store in downtown Healdsburg, California was an interesting display of knick-knacks Next to a foot was a letter opener in the form of a duck, where its tail feathers were extra long and sharp edged to open letters.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Healdsburg, California   •  (Photo taken 15:45:16 Sunday 21 February 2009)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 11 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Healdsburg_0055BCX
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Songbird, Safari West, 2009
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The gift shop of Safari West, Santa Rosa, California, featured may items of clothing and book and animal reproductions. Here was one of the small bird sculptures for sale.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Safari West, Santa Rosa, California   •  (Photo taken 07:24:26 Saturday 21 February 2009)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 11 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #West_9771BCX
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Toucan, Tortugero, Costa Rica, 2008
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Just outside a school in Tortugero, Costa Rica were empty cages probably used to hold pets during class. Someone had placed a large wooden toucan inside those cages.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Tortugero, Costa Rica   •  (Photo taken 12:00:12 Monday 8 September 2008)   •  (Photo posted Saturday 11 June 2011)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Rica_3406BCX
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Penguin, San Francisco, 2007
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A cloth penguin at the San Francisco Zoo stood on cloth snow.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Reindeer Romp, San Francisco Zoo   •  (Photo taken 08:33:10 Saturday 16 December 2007)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Zoo_0046T
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Swan, San Francisco, 2007
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Swanee admires man's river of feathers.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  LGBT Parade, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken in 2007)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Swan_01T
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Goose, Brussels, Belgium, 2007
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A goose statue appeared to emerge from wall to flap its wings.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Brussels, Belgium   •  (Photo taken in 2007)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Brussels_01T
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Pigeon, Trebes, France, 2007
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A fake pigeon, or perhaps a chicken or a rooster, had been set into the opening of a old barn just outside Trebes, France.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Trebes, France   •  (Photo taken in 2007)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20070000_01
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Parrot, San Francisco, 2006
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A Hansa toy parrot looked down from atop a case of literature (otherwise known as a book case).


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Main Street, San Francisco   •  (Photo taken in 2006)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Parrot_01
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Emus, San Francisco, 2006
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Two emu chicks stood on a table in the living room in front of a Styrofoam headstone.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Main Street, San Francisco, California   •  (Photo taken in 2006)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Emu_01
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Duck, Berkeley, 2006
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A duck car ornament was the ball atop a car's radio antenna.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Berkeley, California   •  (Photo taken in 2006)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Duck_01
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Crane, San Francisco, 2007
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A metal crane stood on the floor next to the leg of a plastic HDTV stand.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Main Street, San Francisco   •  (Photo taken in 2006)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20060000_01
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Duck, USA, 1991
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A stuffed duck looked up giving it the appearance of thoughtfulness.


Artificial Birds As Found Animal Replicas   •  Location Unknown, U.S.A.   •  (Photo taken in 1991)   •  (Photo posted Sunday 16 December 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Duck_01
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