Archive for the ‘Birds’ Category

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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)

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This Game Fowl in Flight Functions Not Only as a Hood Ornament, but Also as the Handle of the Radiator Cap Cover on a Restored Truck of Unidentified Make and Manufacturer Found at a Recent Antique Truck Show at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 7, 2016)

Stone Birds (3)
A Pair of Stone Birds Perch Inside a Heart-Shaped Hole in a Gravestone on the Front Lawn of Negus and Taylor Monuments on Mill Street in Greenfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 29, 2019)

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A Cawing Raven Roosts Upon a Human Skull in the Storefront Window of New England Magic on Essex Street in Salem, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 14, 2018) 

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A Golden Dove With an Olive Branch Gripped in Its Beak Spotted in Flight at Notre Dame Cemetery in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 25, 2019)