Image Size: 35.0 x 23.0 cm (14″ x 9″)
Oil on board
Original artwork inspired by a bird observed during a particularly cold period of weather at the WWT reserve at Martin Mere, Lancashire. These beautiful winter migrants were once familiar familiar site around the wetlands of west Lancashire, but nowadays are much scarcer visitors. It seems their winter distribution in Europe has spread dramatically eastwards, with the majority of the population now being found in parts of Germany and Poland.