As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.
Friday, 16 September 2016
Mysterious wooden birds appear in Seaford and Newhaven
A number of mysterious bird figures have appeared in Seaford and Newhaven.
Monday 05 September 2016
People in Seaford and Newhaven have been left scratching their heads after mysterious wooden artworks appeared in the towns overnight. The brightly-painted bird figures, which have been seen dotted around both towns, are thought to have appeared sometime before last Sunday (September 4). Walking bird on Exceat Bridge. Photo by Shirley Lowe.
At least six figures have been seen so far including in Steyne Road and Blatchington Pond in Seaford as well as at Denton Corner and near the A259 roundabout in Newhaven. Another figure - a blue spotted bird (pictured) - has been seen on Exceat Bridge. While unusual some residents are drawing comparisons to another mysterious wave of street art seen in Peacehaven around this time last year.
In last year's wave of mysterious art works 10 bins in the town were painted yellow and blue to appear like Minions, the iconic characters from popular children's film Despicable Me. Despite the 'Binions' popularity, no one ever came forward to claim responsibility prompting some to think the same artist - or artists - may also be responsible for the sudden appearance of the birds .
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