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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/24310/artist/19762/artwork/rose-your-morning-25494">A Rose for Your Morning</a>" by Michaelann Bellerjeau | United States

A Rose for Your Morning

Wallhanging by Michaelann Bellerjeau
24.00" H x 30.00" W
Year Completed:
Roseate Spoonbill in a marsh landscape
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Original Available
Artist will donate 15% to Artists for Conservation (AFC) from sale of this work.
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Price: $3,900 USD
In the late 19th century, it was fashionable for women to wear exotic bird feathered hats. Many beautiful bird species were nearly eliminated by wader hunters providing the plume trade. The Roseate Spoonbill is still uncommon, a treat to see wading and swishing its paddle-shaped beak in shallow waters for food or seen as a pink streak flying overhead to roost. Like many tropical birds in Florida, their slow return is due to degradation of feeding and nesting habitats and dwindling salty, shallow waters, primarily the Everglades National Park. As seagrass beds and mangrove forests are depleting in the Everglades, the birds are adapting by migrating north to feed and breed.



A Rose for Your Morning | Wallhanging by Michaelann Bellerjeau | Artists for Conservation 2023

2023 Artists for Conservation Exhibit Book