Bird Enthusiast Creates LEGO Birds And 10,000 Supporters Get LEGO To Mass-Produce Them

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Tom Poulsom, a gardener and tree surgeon from Bristol, turned his passion for birding into these amazing LEGO brick bird replicas.

Poulsom’s designs didn’t go unappreciated – 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas voted to start mass-producing 3 of his birds, and the first kit hits stores in January.

I have always been a fan of LEGO, and a big admirer of the natural world, rekindling my love for LEGO two years ago and building what most boys would build, cars, trucks and spaceships, etc. However, being a gardener and a lover of nature I wanted to build something related to my job. One day during a break from digging in a customers garden a Robin Red Breast landed on my fork handle. This was the eureka moment behind what is now the LEGO Bird Project,” Poulsom told twobirdersandbinoculars.

The first three birds to be released:

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Bobby Robin helps out in the garden

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Woody Woodpecker

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Leeto and Latifah the LoveBirds

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Victor The Violet-eared Hummingbird

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Stormy the Snowy Owl

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Gloria Goldfinch

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Tommy the Turkey

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Kaimi the Kiwi

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Kingsley Kingfisher

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Marky Macaw Explores

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Tiago the Toco Toucan

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Cheeky little Peter

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Sophie the Sulphur Crested Cockatoo

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Dodo the American Dipper

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Chris the Crimson Rosella

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Horace the Hyacinth Macaw

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Rocky the Rock Hopper Penguin

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Carona Canary

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Amber the Azure Kingfisher

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