watercolor on paper
14″ X 18″ $650
On the coastal plain during my residency, much of our time was spent searching for a checking shorebird nests. I became enamored with Pectoral Sandpipers, whose eerie calls filled the air.
This sandpiper looks over a nest that has been recently depredated, as the tundra slowly melts from under the plant layer, reflecting the fragility of this landscape in the face of a changing climate.