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California Quail

A Uniquely Timeless Gift

5.0 / 5 based on 28 reviews

California Quail

$79.95

Easy & Fun To Install

Create Special Moments

Timeless Piece of Art

Supports Bird Conservation

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You’ve got Quail! Widespread across New Zealand since its arrival in 1862, the California Quail is a striking, unusually beautiful game bird, with a forward curling black plume that sits on a gorgeously patterned black and white head. It has a sweetly curved black beak, a pair of white “eyebrows” and sturdy black legs that hold up its rotund, almost perfectly round body. It has a distinctive and frankly charming call of “chi-ca-go!” and its mating rituals are..unusual, to say the least. Our California Quail has been a long time coming, and we’re thrilled to welcome it onto our shelves, and into our hearts!
Makes an ideal gift for loved ones who dress excellently no matter the occasion, for people who wear their ponytails absurdly high on their head, or for lovers of cute birds!

Our Quail is:

 29cm high by 13cm wide approximately 300g 
 Easy to send our regular boxes are standard letter size, measuring 31cm x 21 cm x 1cm
 Same day dispatch on orders placed before 2pm on weekdays
 Made locally in a family-owned factory, right here in   NZ
 Crafted from 3mm Corten steel and designed to last a lifetime
 Easy to install by inserting firmly into the ground, or simply wedging between two solid surfaces

Install Tip: If installing into a post or a hard surface, we've found most success by tapping the hammer inside the little penguin, between the feet. Kororās also love to be nestled in the grass, or a flower pot! 


Our birds are designed with 3mm CorTen steel to form a protective patina that deepens and strengthens with the seasons. This patina will deepen in shade over the years until it reaches a deep brown/charcoal black hue.

This self-sealing aspect of CorTen steel provides a quality guarantee of up to 100 years, ensuring that our product lasts a lifetime and remains completely corrosion resistent.

What might initially resemble generic rust is simply the air and water-tight patina forming over a six month period, so don’t panic! Your Metalbird is doing exactly what it’s been designed to do, and this patina will protect the steel from any further damage and disintegration.

CorTen steel does not require any treatments, oils or chemical additives and is therefore extremely environmentally friendly.

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INSTALL IS FUN & EASY

Step 1 : Unbox your Metalbird

Step 2 : Pick the perfect spot & tap tap tap

Step 3 : Admire for decades to come

MADE FROM PREMIUM CORTEN STEEL

Corten Steel or ‘Weathering Steel’ is used in high-end exterior architecture, for good reason. Exposed to the elements, within weeks it develops a patina that seals the steel and preserves it for decades. It also leaves a beautiful even colouring that will get darker over the years.

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SPECIAL METALBIRD MOMENTS

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