Watch the Independent Spirit Awards Red Carpet Arrivals (Live Stream)

Now with zero percent more birds

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

The Independent Spirit Awards nominees are arriving at the ceremony in Santa Monica — and so far there’s not a bird in sight.

Host Patton Oswalt said weeks ago that he planned to give out live birds at the ceremony — before telling TheWrap that he was absolutely not serious. So far, he’s been as good as his word.

Also read: Patton Oswalt on a Spirit Awards Joke Gone Awry: ‘We’re Not Doing the Birds Thing’

It’s been a lively batch of arrivals so far — we’ve seen comedian Marc Maron, who is handing out an award with Aubrey Plaza — answer a question about what he does to create a sustainable world by saying he generally tries not to be a jerk.

You can see more arrivals — and absolutely no birds — right here: