Wall color:

"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/21298/artist/18751/artwork/floridas-roseate-spoonbill-22290">Florida's Roseate Spoonbill</a>" by John Guiseppi | United States
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Florida's Roseate Spoonbill

Wallhanging by John Guiseppi
Dimensions:
15.00" H x 10.00" W
Medium:
Colored Pencil
Year Completed:
2022
Subject(s):
Roseate Spoonbill
Original for Sale:
NFS
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I chose to draw this bird as it’s one of the larger and more colorful birds native to Florida. It tends to migrate to shallow wetlands, both coastal and inland. They use their long spoon shaped bills to stir up little crustaceans in the shallow water flats. These crustaceans and aquatic invertebrates contain pigments called carotenoids, which help to turn the Roseate Spoonbill's feathers different shades pink.

 

 

Florida's Roseate Spoonbill | Wallhanging by John Guiseppi | Artists for Conservation 2022