The Birdwatcher Print
$35.00 – $150.00
A current of apprehension passed through the crowd as a dark, formidable figure loomed into view. Most of them had never seen a Black Bear. Anxiety gave way to admiration as she eased into a comfortable pose with her avian companions and began to chat. “Rumors of a shindig reached the foothills and then the mountains,” she told them. “We found the idea delightfully absurd.” Her leafy headdress trembled as a Blue Grosbeak fiddled with an arrangement of Aspen, Mullein, Gambel Oak, and sprays of pine needles. Twists of grape vine and oak galls formed her necklace and earring. Two nuthatches, a White Breasted and a Pygmy, twittered with a Green-Tailed Towhee.
[Excerpt from the book “The Wild Hat”]