This happy trio of mutant birds are inspired by the Haematopus ostralegus, the Eurasian oystercatcher, a wader bird that in spite of it’s name, doesn’t eat oysters.
The Mutant birds are cloth maché creatures. They are made with a a base of paper maché and an outer layer of textile strips.
The largest one, far left in the smaller photo, measures 30 cm from beak to tail, is 20 cm high and 18 cm wide. The bird in the middle measures 26 cm beak to tail, is 20 cm high and 19 cm wide. The bird to the right measures 26 cm beak to tail, is 16 cm high and 20 cm wide.
They are made of newspaper, glue made of white flour and water, wire scraps and used curtain hooks, cotton strips from used clothing, air hardening clay (eyes), oven bake clay (beak), white glue and acrylic paint.
Read more here about the Happy Trio of Mutants.