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Outside on the lawn there's the full-size version, it's cast in fibre glass and is the size of a lorry. It dominates the parkland setting and comes across as a grand public statement. The freshness of the hand-made original has been lost along the way.
But I'm no judge, as a wildlife illustrator I'd rather look at a tree than a piece of sculpture. We walk back through woods and parks and along an avenue of tall Poplars curiously devoid of bird activity.
A shrub with grey foliage and orange berries grows by the path along an embankment by the Lac du Heron. It's not the place that I'd expect to see it, but I think it is Sea Buckthorn, which you'd be more likely to find growing on sand dunes and cliffs by the sea.