WILD WOOLIE BIRD: PURPLE MARTIN

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The Purple Martin is the largest of the North American swallow family. A deft ariel acrobat, the Martin can scoop it's meal right from the air. In the Eastern part of the Americas the Purple Martin often lives in man made homes constructed out of wood, aluminum and even fake gourds. This relationship with humans has become integral to the persistence of the Purple Martin in the North East! Lovingly soft to the touch because they are made with a fine natural wool. Exceptional felting workmanship makes our highly representational backyard bird ornaments something very special. Educational, decorative and entertaining for birding enthusiasts as well as everyday admirers of nature's most amazing creatures... birds! Lovingly soft to the touch because they are made with fine natural merino wool. Each bird exhibits the personality of the animal as well as the skilled touch of the artisans who enjoy working in a fair trade production center. The wonderful hand-felted details bring a smile to everyone's face. Each bird has a string loop. Handmade felt components are created and assembled by skilled artisans working in a fair trade production center in Kathmandu, Nepal. Artisans use 100% natural wool and non-toxic, azo-free dyes. Wool scraps are recycled into new products. 5" L