- every hour on the hour a songbird sings or the cuckoo calls the time;
- majestic tree, screen print on 4mm oval glass pane (32.4x260cm);
- Quiet radio quartz movement (TR2000RC) or quartz movement (TR2000), no ticking
- Limited Edition: instead of screen printing, 0.2mm wafer-thin glued metal disc made of brass, copper or steel;
Dimensions: 32.4x26cm with 5mm glass
- Maia Ming Designs, Barcelona
Batteries: 3 x 1.5V alkaline type AA (not included)
A bird comes flying - flat, modern bird's voice clock
KooKoo Tree is a real all-rounder: the high-quality appearance sets accents for an elegant ambience and combines the advantages of the classic songbirds with the charm of a modern design object . The silhouette of a single tree can be seen on an oval pane of glass. Its sweeping, lush crown unfolds a mysterious presence. A little bird sits hidden in the dense branches of the solitaire.
The black tree motif by KooKoo Tree is screen-printed on the back of the transparent glass oval and casts its delicate shadow on the wall when light falls . KooKoo Tree Limited Edition are unique: the silhouette of the large tree is in a complicated process as extremely thin, 0.2 mm brass - copper - or Stah lschicht by hand on the black glass oval applied. Particularly with copper , oxidation quickly creates a beautiful patina.
The cool surface of the wall clock contrasts in a fascinating way with the warm sounds of the songbirds . You can choose from 12 songbirds that sing their song every full hour, or the classic cuckoo call , which announces the time in a familiar way. All bird calls were recorded in the wild by the French ornithologist and animal sound researcher Jean-Claude Roché . A light sensor ensures peace and quiet after dark .
Tree is produced in two versions:
with a DCF-77 radio quartz movement (MEZ / CET time zone)
with a quartz movement
Tree “Limited Edition” are equipped with a radio quartz movement (RC, radio controlled). The special, interesting characteristics, the song and the habitats of the 12 native songbirds can be found in the enclosed brochure "Where they are at home and how they live" by Dr. Eckart Pott (biologist).
Designed by Maia Ming Designs, BarcelonaSinging by 12 native songbirds : Blackbird - Song Thrush - Blackcap - Garden Warbler - European Robin - Nightingale - Bluethroat - Redstart - Collared Flycatcher - Fitis - Woodlark - Oriole (fixed sequence). Or the cuckoo call (1-12 times).
View instruction manual here.
all the bird calls
Wie der Klassiker mit 12 Singvogelstimmen und einem Kuckuck, gute Aufnahmen aus der Natur und schönes Design.