Feeding Chicks by West Coast Weather Vanes. This version of the weather vane features a baby chick on each directional. When it is placed outside and the wind blows, the mother robin "feeds" her baby chicks.
During the some Victorian weather vane makers began a tradition of sealing a copper penny from the year the sculpture was crafted inside each of their weathervanes. These pennies were considered good luck. Other vane makers put small brass