Archive for the ‘Birds’ Category

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A Sleek and Shiny Stylized Swan Hood Ornament Seen on a Restored Peterbilt Truck at an Antique Truck Show at the Bolton Fairgrounds in Lancaster, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 7, 2019)

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A Plump Little Tufted Titmouse Seen Resting on Top of a Granite Headstone at North Cemetery in Oxford, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 18, 2019)

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A Flamingo Seen Preening in the Garden Center at Walmart in West Boylston, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on June 25, 2019)

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A Dove in Flight Carved in Relief on the White Marble Gravestone of a Young Child From the Mid-1800’s Found in North Cemetery in Oxford, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 6, 2019)

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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)