Imbued perhaps with the spirit of Doctor Doolittle Monsieur François Morel has since a childhood amongst the verdant hills of the Rhône-Alpes region been making instruments so that he and others might communicate with the birds he saw there, creating 'toys' that he hopes might inspire in their users a greater understanding and love of nature.
Handmade of beech and metal the blackbird call can with practice and attentive listening be used to imitate the trills and modulations of their song. Best sucked and blown fairly gently, using the tongue to control stops and variations. Supplied in a box with brief instructions. Information on the blackbird, and a sample of their song can be found here.