Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Heralds of Spring,

In early spring male pheasant take on their resplendant colors, so rich, especially against the late snow. Our farm here in New Zealand has a huge pheasant population now that we have controlled the introduced predators, such as stoats, so I have ample opportunity to study them close at hand, not in the snow however......

Oil on linen 11 x 20

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