Bird Bench

The Bird Bench has been installed on the RSPB Marshside site on a lovely section of the coastal path that overlooks the wetlands.

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The Bench, hewn from a tree trunk by Phill Gregson, has individual artworks  embedded in resin in the wood.

We worked with the Natural Alternatives team based at Ainsdale to create the artwork using the ancient photographic process of Cyanotypes.

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Through this workshop they created the delicate blue and white images of some of the birds that can typically be seen from the Bird Bench location.

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The bird species used in the designs were suggested by Tony Baker, RSPB warden who came to the opening to see the results

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We brought the bench on site and then positioned it to get the best view of the wetlands

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and for the team to test it out for comfort!

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Thanks to Tony Baker and United Utilities for enabling the choice of this site and to all at Natural Alternatives.

 

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