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Birds In Street Art

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Bird
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I find birds fascinating and enjoy watching them. At the moment there are swallows nesting under my carport and I love to see them swooping around. When I am out and about it is interesting to see the different real life birds in various locations around Adelaide. Likewise it is nice to spot birds in street art.

There is a tin fence which has been decorated with street art next to the tram line. The art brightens up what would otherwise be a plain boring fence. I like the long legged water birds on this fence.



Bird
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There are a number of pieces of street art in the area of the Salisbury railway station. Behind the seats where passengers wait for the train is a mural with a water theme. I like the duck landing on the water which is part of the mural.



Bird
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Near the community information booth there is a painting of various creatures including a pelican with fish in its bill. Pelicans are one of my favourite birds The Australian pelican is the largest in the world. Its bill can hold 9 to 13 litres of water.



Pelican
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Above the pelican are some birds on a branch.



Two Birds
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Magpie And Cockatoo
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Magpies feature in other street art around Adelaide. If my memory serves me correctly, the magpie below is in a mural in Morphett Street. The other day I read that another name for the Australian Magpie is flute bird. The article stated this name is not commonly used which explains why I hadnít heard it before.



Magpie And Cockatoo
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Last year I took this photo of a chirpy blue bird. It was painted on a large sheet of tin attached to a shop wall on the terrace that runs along by the river in Gawler.



Magpie And Cockatoo
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Street art can brighten up an uninspiring spot. It brings art into the everyday world of people who might not otherwise be exposed to art.

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