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

Lapwing and Chicks

I am always distressed to hear about the massive decline of the lapwing.  As a young boy I would see them regularly.  Not only are they spectacularly beautiful, but their flying displays are just breathtaking.  They dive and climb and dive again, and miss crashing into the ground by the narrowest of margins. They seem to have everything that is attractive – the crest, the feathers that change colour depending on the light, and to complete the set, such a dramatic call.


I watched the lapwing that inspired this sculpture.  It hatched three chicks and lost one within hours.  The other two survived to maturity, which is unusual.  I have tried numerous times to tempt lapwings to breed on some meadows that I own. They arrive early in the spring, but never stay long enough to breed.



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Bronze
29cm x 32cm x 18cm

Price:  3,000
Limited edition of 30

Delivery to UK only will be by ParcelForce using their 48 hour, insured and trackable service. Contact us for non UK deliveries.

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