Flying osprey
(Pandion haliaetus)

The restaurant of the "Oceanium" in Blijdorp Zoo , Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

±3.5 / 4 metre


± 2 weeks per bird

The expression of the material and shape in these models are more important than the realism.
We chose to make models of the Osprey ( Pandion haliaetus) to connect these models to the Dutch-wildlife-concept of the restaurant.
Encyclopaedia of birds, Fundaments of ornithology,
Ornithology, The Cambridge encyclopaedia,
Grzimek, het leven der dieren.
Petersons vogelgids.
Several articles from magazines like BBC-Wildlife en National Geographic.