An unnaturally friendly crow

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This animatronic crow responds to close contact and if a direct spotlight is directed to it will also react to passers by.
The crow will move its head towards hands petting it for instance. (see video below)
Crafted from pine with a birch ply background and painted with acrylics, finished with a clear acrylic glaze.

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    The background uses an acrylic transfer technique directly onto the wood and coated with several coats of clear acrylic.
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    For those with a technical bent this animatronic crow runs off a servor driven by a 555 chip.
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    Showing light sensors in the nostrils. The sensors detect the side of the head with least light reaching it and the server moves the head towards it.