Red Alert!

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Red Alert!

Bronze Sculpture
8.25" H x 3.25" W x 3.25" D
Sculpture (Bronze Sculpture, Pewter cast feet (Base not included))
Year Completed:
Red-headed Woodpecker
Original for Sale:
Available as Ltd Edition:

Drawing a line southward through the middle of Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Texas eastward to the Atlantic coast, the range of this woodpecker covers a lot of territory.  And with his brilliant red head and tuxedo-like black and white body, this medium-size woodpecker and his antics are hard to miss. 

Rather than excavating holes in search of insects, the red-head is an airborne hunter.  Similar to the way other flying-insect hunters hunt, during warm weather, the red-head sits perched on a tree limb, watching carefully for his prey to fly by.  Suddenly launching itself into the air in hot pursuit, they snatch their surprised prey in midair, returning to a nearby branch to dine.  Grasshoppers can be stored alive for later dining by wedging them into a crevice where escape is impossible.   At other times, spiders, millipedes, centipedes, earthworms, seeds, nuts, and berries are also on the menu.  The red-headed woodpecker reserves his tree-drumming for attracting mates and defining territory!

* This sculpture is currently available as “bird only”, though a driftwood-replica base, somewhat similar to the real driftwood base it was designed for, is currently underway.

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Price: $2,200 USD

Available Editions of this Artwork

Edition Info Edition Size Dimensions Edition Price
Bronze Ltd. Edition- "Red Alert!" | Sculpture Edition (Numbered) 25 8.25" H x 3.25" W x 3.25" D $2,200.00 USD

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