We're coming down the homestretch with the last eight birds underway! Today's post will reveal our Q bird--which wasn't that hard, but finding an instrument that started with a Q.......? Well, I'm happy with my choice for this one.
Q is for Quincy world renowned disco queen, she strummed funky pop hits on a rhinestone qinqin!
So.....for those of you unfamiliar with ancient Chinese instruments......a qinqin is a three (or four) stringed guitar-type instrument, as exemplified by the YouTube master playing for a captive audience:
I found a nice image online of a beautifully designed qinqin as such:
and based mine on that design as such:
Apparently, birds are no stranger to roller skates:
(xoxoxoxo Carol Spinney!)
Growing up in the 70's, I really loved to roller skate. I wasn't into fancy tricks or anything, but really loved the free feeling it embodied. Here's a few videos I found to show you what I mean.