Originally Posted by Etienne
Perhaps it is because birds are so difficult to display realistically. Surely the beauty of a bird is in its flight. Human beings like so many of the animals are grounded and we are envious of a bird's ability to fly. Why are all the replicas of Flamingoes standing on one leg and not flying? In flight, they are truly alive.
I differ a bit in it. To me , displaying standing birds is much more presentable than the birds in flying pose as the wings dominate their body area .