National Bird Day

Contributor post by Alicia from AliciasFindings

National Bird Day  was established by bird activists. It calls upon people to recognize the plight of captive birds. It also draws attention to exploitation of birds in the U.S. pet industry. On this day, organizers suggest we reflect upon the conditions of birds held in captivity.

Here at Christmas in July we want to see your bird items and the story behind your piece.

Sue and Misty from shabbyshopgirls states:

We love this hankie by Pat Prichard that features “Birds in Bird Cages”. We’re sure that these birds singing about how they love their home and bird-cage! They do seem to have some pretty fancy cages!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/254676503/vintage-pat-prichard-bird-cages?ref=teams_post

Vintage “Birds in Cages” Handkerchief

Annie from DesignedbyAnneliese says:

I made this set of bird cards with weddings, anniversaries, valentines day and other happy occasions in mind. These birds are free from captivity and happy

https://www.etsy.com/listing/253227115/bird-cards-gift-cards-anniversary?ref=teams_post

Bird Gift Cards

Patricia from TheOldBarnDoor said:

This handsome fellow spent most of the year in our hardwoods, much to the annoyance of my chickens. This lovely moment of repose was captured on a blustery winter day just outside my bedroom window. Just look at those eyes!

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/129304823/barred-owl-in-soft-focus-nature?ref=teams_post

Barred Owl Photography Card

Heather from ArabellaBlossoms says:

I have always enjoyed the sound of the birds singing to greet the morning and twittering their evening song. These birds on a wire remind me of those musical moments and the joys of nature.

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/176284872/market-tote-handmade-fabric-shopping-bag?ref=teams_post

Retro Bird Paisley Market Tote

Ina from InaSudjana states:

These little bird charms were designed as a collaboration with an Etsyian, Piggledee. I personally love bright colours. They bring joy and being a charm they ‘pop’ in an otherwise ordinary bag.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/234844683/little-birdie-pure-wool-felt-zipper-pull?ref=teams_post

Pure wool felt birdie zipper pull

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