The Australasian Swamphens are common throughout Australia in can be found around freshwater swamps, streams and marshes. Their diet includes the soft shoots of reeds and rushes and small animals, such as frogs and snails. They also use their long toes to grasp food when eating. Their chicks have no colour when they are young, and are instead all black and really fluffy with large feet - look up 'swamphen chicks' to see just how cute and fluffy they are!
NOM Handcrafted have captured these beautiful birds perfectly and these wooden toys are such a unique addition to any small world play or toy bird collection.
* Crafted from sustainably and ethically sourced hard maple wood
* EN71 compliant watercolours and hardening oil-based sealant
Measurements: L: 4cm x H: 4.5cm
NOM Handcrafted toys are handmade, and each subject to differences in wood grain, colour and size. They are none machined perfection, but rather an expression of perfectly imperfect.
All materials and finishes used are child-safe, however they are not intended to be mouthed or wet. Please use under adult supervision.
Age Guide & Safety: Recommended for 3 years+. We always advise that toys be checked prior to play and recommend adult supervision during playtime. Not suitable for children 3 years and over who still have a tendency to put things in their mouth.