Seated woodcock

Seated woodcock | Sculpture by Martyn Bednarczuk | Artists for ConservationSeated woodcock | Sculpture by Martyn Bednarczuk | Artists for ConservationSeated woodcock | Sculpture by Martyn Bednarczuk | Artists for ConservationSeated woodcock | Sculpture by Martyn Bednarczuk | Artists for Conservation
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Seated woodcock

Sculpture
Dimensions:
6.50" H x 7.00" W x 13.50" D
Medium:
Wood (Wood, gesso, acrylic paint, oak)
Year Completed:
2023
Subject(s):
Woodcock sculpture
Original for Sale:
Original Available
Available as Ltd Edition:
No
Artist will donate 10% to Artists for Conservation (AFC) from sale of this work.
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This life size carving of a seated woodcock has been meraculously hand painted and mounted on an oak base with beautiful foliage around. The woodcock, also known as the timberdoodle or the bog sucker, is a bird species found in North America, Europe, and Asia. These birds are known for their unique physical characteristics and behaviors, which make them fascinating to observe in the wild. In addition to their courtship displays, woodcocks have a number of other interesting habits in the wild. For example, they have a unique feeding strategy that involves using their long, sensitive bills to probe the soil for earthworms and other invertebrates. They are also well-camouflaged birds, with mottled brown and gray feathers that help them blend in with their surroundings. This makes them difficult to spot in the wild, even for experienced birdwatchers. Woodcocks are migratory birds, traveling long distances to breed and feed in different habitats throughout the year. They prefer moist, wooded areas with plenty of ground cover, such as forests, wetlands, and grassy fields. During the breeding season, males will establish territories and engage in aggressive displays to defend their territory from other males. Overall, woodcocks are fascinating birds with a number of unique habits and behaviors that make them a favorite among birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts. Whether you are observing their courtship displays, watching them feed, or simply marveling at their remarkable camouflage, there is always something new and interesting to discover about these remarkable birds in the wild.

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