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Little grebe

Little grebe

£50.00

Swimming miniature little grebe

Quantity:  at  £50.00  each 

1 in stock.

  • Height: 5.5 cm
  • Width: 10 cm

Each painted piece is carved by hand. A pyrograph tool is then used to give texture to feathers. Finally the piece is carefully painted with acrylic watercolour.

Little Grebes are small and dumpy and often appear to have a 'fluffy' rear end. It readily dives when disturbed, surfacing unseen some distance away. In summer it has a bright chestnut throat and cheeks and a pale gape patch at the base of the bill. It can be found wherever there are suitable lakes, gravel pits, canals and slow rivers with plenty of vegetation.

 

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