Campbell Island Teal - Painting - Nature Art by Fiona Goulding

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Stealth - Campbell Island Teal by Fiona Goulding
Subject: Campbell Island Teal
Dimensions (centimeters): 20 x 20
Medium: Oil
Description: The Campbell Island Teal is endemic to Campbell Island, hence its name. It was actually a mystery bird for 87 years. It is the smallest of 3 types of teal and so it wasn't known until 1973 that it existed in its own right when a tiny population of 11 birds was discovered on a small island just off Campbell Island. Rats had wiped out the main population on Campbell Island.

One of its most intriguing characteristics is that its behaviour is described as furtive. It was this secretive and nocturnal behaviour I was keen to portray as this, together with the inaccessibility of the sites it occurs and the dense vegetation it inhabits, makes the birds difficult to study. Most likely to be encountered at the shoreline picking among rocks and seaweed, I have depicted both male and female teals here as the night draws in.

Original Available For Sale: Yes
Price: $350.00 US

Limited Edition Available: Yes
Details: High quality fine art giclee prints using archival inks. Print size: 28cm (h) x 28cm (w), presented in a matt frame
Price: $90.00 US

Conservation Committment: 20% (Artist commits to donating the indicated portion of proceeds to conservation)
This artwork is dedicated to: Society of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)  


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