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Birds On A Wire | Transforming Mug

Birds On A Wire | Transforming Mug

Regular price £15.95
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It’s back! One of our all-time bestsellers from The Unemployed Philosophers Guild. Everyone has a favourite mug and this is one of ours.  

If you know a bird-watcher or a nature-lover this makes a great gift, we’re pretty sure they’ll be coo-ing over this one….(see what we did there, we know, apologies, we’ve got to have lots of words for search engine optimisation within our content so we can compete with often faceless off-shore banking multinationals…)

When the mug is cool, it’s encircled with silhouettes of birds on a wire. Pour in a hot drink and watch it transform as 18 bird species show their true colours:   

American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
Barn Swallow 
Carmine Bee-Eater 
Eastern Towhee 
Green Catbird
Indigo Bunting 
King Parrot
Northern Mockingbird
Purple Finch 
Red and Yellow Barbet
Red Whiskered Bulbul 
Scissortail Flycatcher  
Tree Swallow
Vermillion Flycatcher 
Whiskered Treeswift 
White-throated Sparrow 

“…I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way that I could…”
– John James Audubon   

Transforming mugs are not dishwasher safe but are microwave safe.

Transforming mug comes gift boxed and with removable protective film around the mug. 

Holds 12 oz. / 350 mL



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