Bronze Sculpture, Hand Made Statue REMBRANDT BUGATTI STORK EXOTIC BIRD ARTWORK. This Bronze Piece is signed by Rembrandt Bugatti, a famous Italian artist. This Bronze Sculpture is of a Secretary Bird. Standing tall with crane like legs and long wings, this bird is breathtaking. Bugatti captures the realistic characteristics of the animal and puts life into the sculpture. The sculpture was made using the “Lost Was Method”. A simply gorgeous piece with class, bring some class in to your home today. Below you will find information about the Secretary Bird and the Artist. The Secretary bird or Secretary Bird (Sagittarius serpentarius) is a large, mostly terrestrial bird of prey. Endemic to Africa, it is usually found in the open grasslands and savannah of the sub-Sahara. Although a member of the order Accipitriformes, which also includes many other diurnal raptors such as kites, buzzards, vultures, and harriers, it is given its own family, Sagittariidae. Its common name is popularly thought to derive from the crest of long quill-like feathers, lending the bird the appearance of a secretary with quill pens tucked behind his or her ear, as was once common practice. A more recent hypothesis is that secretary is borrowed from a French corruption of the Arabic saqr-et-tair or hunter-bird.  The Secretary Bird has traditionally been admired in Africa for its striking appearance and ability to deal with pests and snakes. As such it has often not been molested, although this is changing as traditional observances have declined. The Secretary Bird on the Presidential Flag and Seal has its head turned to the right, with its distinctive crest clearly visible and its wings spread out with a white banner between its outstretched wings reading Victory is. Virgin Islands, however, an additional charge may be required. New Detailed Hand Crafted Hot Cast Bronze Not Resin Satisfaction Guaranteed. This is Stock Photo, Slight Color Variation! Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Metalware\Bronze”. The seller is “bronze_vault” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.