Archive for the ‘Birds’ Category

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A Mighty 160,000 Pound Stone Eagle Keeps a Careful Watch on the Streets Below From His Perch High Atop South Station on Atlantic Avenue in Boston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 1, 2017)

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A Stylized Metallic Owl Seen Roosting on a Concrete Pedestal in a Front Yard Cluttered With Junk on Hamilton Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 2, 2017)

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An Angel in the Form of a Winged Cat Naps on the Base of a Gravestone While a Small Bird Nestles in the Crook of Its Tail at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 12, 2018)

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Because They Symbolize Wisdom and Knowledge, Statues of Owls (Such as This One in the Shrewsbury Public Library in Shrewsbury, MA) Are Often Found in Both Private and Public Libraries (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2014)

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A Curious Brass Owl Peeks Out Between Two Old Volumes on Display in a Glass Case at the Main Branch of the Worcester Public Library on Salem Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 3, 2017)

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A Sand Sculpture Depicting a Bird (Symbolizing Time) Escaping From a Crack in the Face of a Gigantic Pocket Watch Seen During the 2018 Master Sand Sculpting Competition at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 13, 2019)

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A Metal Sculpture of a Star-Spangled Rooster Strutting in Front of a Sturbridge Yankee Peddlar on Main Street in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on February 26, 2018)

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A Rather Unusual Granite Gravestone From the 1920’s Featuring a Carving of a Dove Found at Worcester Hebrew Cemetery in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 5, 2016)

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A Strange Bird Sighted Atop the Elaborately Decorated Street Sign For Langley Road in Newton Centre, Massachusetts (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 13, 2019)

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A Bronze Eagle With Its Wings Spread Wide Mounted on Top of the Granite World War One Memorial in Front of the Auburn Town Offices on Central Street in Auburn, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 16, 2019)