Tag Archive: bird

Jan 06

A-Z of Endangered Species – Kakapo

Kakapo

This week I am featuring a bird for the second week running, this however is a very different bird to last weeks Japanese Crane. For the first time in my project I am heading down to New Zealand and a bird called the Kakapo. The Kakapo has some rather unusual qualities, it is a parrot …

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Dec 31

A-Z of Endangered Species – Japanese Crane

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This week I am heading to the far east and the Japanese Crane, also known as the Red Crowned crane this bird is one of the largest of the crane family, These amazing birds are an icon of Japan and legend says that these birds will live to 1000 years old, they are a symbol …

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Dec 10

A-Z of Endangered Species – Galápagos penguin

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This week is week number 7 and I am featuring my first bird of the series, It is a penguin, everyone loves penguins and this Galápagos penguin is the only species of penguin living north of the equator. As the name suggests these penguins live on the Galápagos Islands in the Eastern Pacific ocean around 600 miles …

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Jun 02

Twisted Cinema – The Jungle Book

Hello everyone, It is week 28 and time for yet another Disney movie, I was given the idea to do this by Mark (although he doesn’t know that), it is Buzzie, Flaps, Ziggy and Dizzy the 4 Liverpudlian vultures from the 1967 Disney movie the Jungle book. The vultures in the Jungle book actually look …

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May 23

Puffin

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Hello everyone   I was away this week in Trix in the Stix (a Children’s entertainers magic convention) and then afterward I headed to Wales to do some camping and climb a mountain, while I was there I saw some puffins, I have never seen puffins before so I was rather excited. When I got …

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Apr 09

Snoopy and Woodstock

Snoopy and Woodstock

Hello all, well its been a few weeks since I last posted anything so I am sorry about my lack of balloons on here, I have not forgotten you all I promise. I am off to the Netherlands in May to meet some amazing balloon twisters at the United Twisters, I am really looking forward …

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Jan 02

My Daily Balloon – The Video

Well I have had a WHOLE day without touching a single balloon, what I HAVE done instead is to spend some of the day putting this video together. it features a selection of the 365 balloons I made over the last year. Enjoy

Nov 13

13th November – Penguin

Penguin

I cannot believe I am on day 317 and it has taken me this long to make a penguin, there is a reason for this as back in March I was asked if I could make a Penguin for my niece on her birthday, so today is Weenie’s (Rowena’s) birthday and I hope she has …

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Nov 04

4th November – The Early Bird

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Its a quick one today as I have been busy pottering about all day, This one is thanks to Graham Lee, He showed it to me yesterday and the Portsmouth magic circle jumbo day, thanks for showing it to me Graham, he told me it came about after working on a design for a car, …

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Oct 07

7th October – Vulture

Vulture

I have already made a vulture earlier this year but I was not really happy about the final design until I saw this design, I can’t remember who this design belongs to so if it is yours please do let me know and I will credit you, thanks for the idea anyway. Update – Thanks …

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