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.
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!
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
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!
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.
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.