The angry chicks of Brooklyn Heights

These baby birds, carved into the entryway of a Henry Street apartment house, seem mighty pissed off as they stare at the sidewalk.

Come on little hatchlings, it’s almost Spring!

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7 Responses to “The angry chicks of Brooklyn Heights”

  1. Josie Says:

    They do look that way. How funny.

  2. marstokyo Says:

    They’ve got breasts, with nipples!

  3. wildnewyork Says:

    I guess they’re not hatchlings after all!

  4. petey Says:

    sirens and harpies have the head of a woman and the body of a bird. i think we’ve discovered a new mythological beast here!

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  6. Gary Says:

    Them’s gryphons;

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Griffin

  7. fhsi Says:

    I lived in Brooklyn Heights (on Hicks St.) the first 18 years of my life and have been back 100 of times and never noticed the chicks. Thanks for bringing it too my attention.

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