Examples of unique garden whirligigs as of 2015 include the Barbecue Bob and Carmen Miranda Pink Flamingos whirligigs from WindAndWeather.com and the Chicken & Helicopter design from PlowHearth.com. Unusual whirligigs and wind spinners add a whimsical touch to gardens and yards.Continue Reading
Exclusive to Wind & Weather, the Barbecue Bob whirligig features a man with a pair of flaming grills. The wind animates the man, causing him to wave a kabob over each grill. The Carmen Miranda whirligig includes a trio of flamingos that flap their wings in the breeze. The birds wear fruit-bedecked hats reminiscent of Miranda. Both models feature metal construction with weather-resistant finishes.
Wind & Weather also offers other whirligig designs featuring fishermen, fairies, cats and elephants. Created from recycled metal by Indonesian artisans, the Mother and Baby Elephant whirligig depicts a pair of elephants who wave their tails and shake their trunks in the wind. The seller also offers a similarly themed whirligig featuring a pair of hippopotamuses.
The Chicken & Helicopter whirligig from Plow & Hearth features a scarf-wearing chicken piloting a metal helicopter. The wind animates the chicken's wings and spins the helicopter's propellers. This whirligig is crafted from recycled metal by Balinese artisans. The item's glossy finish promises a vivid shine in sunlight. Plow & Hearth also features an Americana-inspired train whirligig with spinning wheels and an animated engineer who waves in the breeze.Learn more about Outdoor