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Bar-tailed godwit chick

Bar-tailed godwit chick


Life-sized bar-tailed godwit chick perched on stones with round wooden base

All carvings are original and this carving has now been sold. Please use the Contact Us link to request a similar carving.

  • Height: 14 cm
  • Width: 7 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.

A long-billed, long-legged wading bird which visits UK shores for the winter. Most usually seen in its grey-brown winter plumage, birds in spring may show their full rich chestnut breeding plumage.

Please note that this carving is currently on display at Thornthwaite Galleries and may be purchased through them. 


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