A Brief History Of Robot Birds

Everything’s so old these days that it’s all got history. Even robot birds. In a rather nice article aptly titled A Brief History Of Robot Birds, Jimmy Stamp¬†gives us a quick overview on everything from the¬†pneumatic birds designed by Hero of Alexandria to the automata of legendary conjurer Robert-Houdin.

Robot owl
Bubo, the clockwork owl from the 1981 film Clash of The Titans

via biotron


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