Audubon Bird Call

The Audubon Bird Call, Roger W. Eddy
The Audubon Bird Call, Roger W. Eddy

While in Seattle last week, I picked up an Audubon Bird Call—an ingeniously-designed American classic. It was invented by Roger W. Eddy in 1952* and consist of 4 parts: a hollow birchwood dowel, a pewter handle that is loosely held in place with an opposing screw and a little bit of rosin on the inside. To use it, you just twist the dowel lightly. Simple design, simple construction and simple to use.

* Nation’s Business, August 1984

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