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GREENWAYS FARM
RIBER VILLAGE
NR. MATLOCK
DERBYSHIRE
DE4 5JU
01629 583 108
0771 441 8174

Male Smew

The male Smew in breeding plumage is a really striking bird.  With a pure white body and black markings it is unmistakable.  They are migrants to Britain but they can be seen in winter months on wetlands around Britain.  Although they have the appearance of a duck they belong to the merganser family.  I sketched these at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge.  It made my job a bit easier because the birds would regularly swim under the bridge on which I was standing.  So, not only did I get the normal pose, I had the opportunity to get several sketches from above which was very useful for the sculpting process.


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Bronze
11cm x 29cm x 11cm

Price:  1,360
Limited edition of 30

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