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The red color in the face of the Western Tanager is a rare pigment in birds. Since the pigment cannot be manufactured by the birds, it must be acquired from their diet of insects. The insects acquire the pigment color from the plants they eat!

My Western Tanager is needle felted, a time consuming process in which wool roving is repeatedly poked by a barbed needle until the desired shape is formed. Great care has been taken to accurately depict the tanangers markings, coloring and size. He stands on sturdy wire feet and is life size at 7 inches.

Your bird will be custom made once you place your order and payment is received***. I usually ship within 10 days, but please allow up to 3 weeks especially during busy holidays or with multiple orders. During the Christmas rush I am overloaded with orders by the end of October, so please order early!!

Please remember that these birds are not meant to be handled by small children.

***I have a limited amount of birds in my inventory ready to ship out within 2 days. Please refer to my announcement on the first page of my shop for an updated listing of what is available.

Check out my other etsy shop which features my original designs in silver jewelry + wire:
Tracye Chin Mueller

Mr. Western Tanager, needle felted bird sculpture

$48.00 USD
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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wool roving, glass eyes, wire feet
  • Made to order
  • Only ships to United States from Connecticut, United States.
  • Feedback: 830 reviews
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