Metalbird | Piwakawaka | Fantail


The lively little Piwakawaka - a favorite among bird lovers!!

You’ve got to be on your toes when you’re an insectivore. That’s why when you’re walking in the bush or turning over the soil in the garden, Piwakawaka is there, with a cheery ‘cheet cheet’, constantly flitting to catch the tiny bugs you’re serving on a plate. Its pretty fanned tail gives them amazing acrobatic abilities, like changing direction on the spot and flipping upside down nab a bug under a leaf. Get this much-loved bird for your backyard.

Our Piwakawaka is:

  • 27cm high by 24cm wide (includes measurement of the branch/spike)
  • Easily installed with the tap of a hammer (pre-drill hard wood)
  • Crafted in 3mm Corten® 'weathering' Steel to form a beautiful patina that changes with the seasons
  • A great gift for a fun friend who brings energy into your life

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The Metalbird Story:

"Metalbird grew from a New Zealand Street Art Project I started back in 2009. I created and installed cool metal bird silhouettes around my neighbourhood just for fun. People loved them, wanted them and 10 years later Metalbird has become a global art project.

With the simple tap of a hammer, this beautifully crafted, iconic, life-like bird silhouette will transform your backyard, garden or environment into a work of art and put smiles on faces for years to come.

Producing locally and ethically is important to us. Each bird is proudly cut then crafted in a small family owned NZ factory out of premium 11-Gauge Corten Steel.

We love what we do. We hope it shows.

Welcome to the project."

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