I seem to have more than enough photos of birds, so I was spoilt for choice. I decided to go for example of both real birds, and sculptures.
This is a sculpture, Caged Eagle, in an exhibition organised to highlight endangered species, in this case Bonelli's Eagle, the most threatened species in France and declining in numbers throughout Europe. At the end of the exhibition in Monaco, the sculptures were auctioned off to raise money for conservation causes.
Another from the same exhibition, Unchain My Heart. I particularly love this one. It's covered in what looks like chain mail.
Back to "real" birds, and certainly not an endangered species this - a solitary gull.
Flamingos in the south of France, and these could be in some danger. The photo makes me think of the children's game Simon Says - and at least four of the flamingos are "out", or maybe just a little slow. I believe there are versions of this game all over the world, though called by different names, no doubt. It was called O'Grady Says in my youth in Ireland.
If you'd like to join in and find other other players, pay a visit to TNchick's site where you can find out more.