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« on: February 20, 2013 10:09:49 AM »

Since the Protection of Birds Act 1954 it has been illegal to take the eggs of most wild birds, and it is illegal to possess or control any wild birds' eggs taken since that time under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981. It is also illegal to sell any wild bird's egg, irrespective of its age.

This however is an altogether different kind of collection, and completely legal! Grin





It's a plain wood box, stained, with wooden plaques containing bird's eggs, humainly collected Wink

The writing on the eggs was from their descriptions in the bird's egg book. I tried to find amusing ones.




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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2013 10:27:17 AM »

Love it! It's so completely fantastic and I adore all the little descriptors.
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2013 10:40:03 AM »

That's great, phizz! I love all the little descriptions. Cheesy
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2013 11:17:42 AM »

Awesome! All the descriptions are great.
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2013 11:18:18 AM »

Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2013 01:21:27 PM »

Wonderful!  Smiley As everyone else, I love the descriptions. What was the spark for the egg idea?
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« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2013 01:36:48 PM »

Thank you!

I bought a book in a charity shop 'The Observers Book of Bird's Eggs', and then the necklace I used to make this project, then I wanted something to do with some of the other eggs and their descriptions and I thought about a collection. I already had the wooden rectangles from another project so it was great that they fitted so nicely into that box...and that I had just the right amount! It's good to know that the boxes I hoard get used eventually! Cheesy
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« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2013 01:59:41 PM »

I love the possibilities of wooden boxes. It's a challenge to use them in some creative way that they have new life. Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2013 02:20:26 PM »

This is awesome!
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« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2013 06:06:53 PM »

very cool phizz, I like that you used the descriptions from the actual bird page Smiley
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