Public art project:
mosaic bird portraits


installed in
Lower Landing Park
City of St. Paul, MN
May 2022

 
The birds are labeled with their 
species-specific 4-letter banding codes.
AMCR = American Crow
AMCR = American Crow

Scientific name = Corvus brachyrhynchos Dakota = Kaå¥i Ojibwe = Aandeg Spanish = Cuervo Americano

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AMGO = American Goldfinch
AMGO = American Goldfinch

Scientific name = Spinus tristis Ojibwe = aginjibagwesi Spanish = Dominiquito Canario

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AMRO = American Robin
AMRO = American Robin

Scientific name = Turdus migratorius Dakota = ßißoka Ojibwe = Apichi Spanish = Robin Americano

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BAEA = Bald Eagle
BAEA = Bald Eagle

Scientific name = Haliaeetus leucocephalus Dakota = Anuåkasaå Ojibwe = Migizi Spanish = Pigargo Americano

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BAOR = Baltimore Oriole
BAOR = Baltimore Oriole

Scientific name = Icterus galbula Spanish = Ictérido Anaranjado

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BCCH = Black-capped Chickadee
BCCH = Black-capped Chickadee

Scientific name = Poecile atricapillus Dakota = Wiyuṡkiƞṡkiƞna Ojibwe = Gijigijigaaneshiinh Spanish = Carbonero Cabecinegro

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BLJA = Blue Jay
BLJA = Blue Jay

Scientific name = Cyanocitta cristata Dakota = Pebduna Ojibwe = Diindiisi Spanish = Chara Azul

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CANG = Canada Goose
CANG = Canada Goose

Scientific name = Branta canadensis Dakota = Ma¥a Ojibwe = Nika Spanish = Barnacla Canadiense

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COLO = Common Loon
COLO = Common Loon

Scientific name = Gavia immer Dakota = Bdoza Ojibwe = Maang Spanish = Colimbo Grande

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Special thanks to:

Forecast Public Art and the City of St. Paul

For sharing reference photos:

   
    Christina Baal, of Drawing 10000 Birds

   
    Gregg Severson, of Birding With Gregg

   
    John Zakelj


For lettered tiles: MaryDTiles