Brown Pelican 2008

Medium: watercolor and gouache on paper

Paper: 8.5" x 10.5" Strathmore

Image: approx. 6" x 10"

Publications: first appeared in National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America (2008, page 87).

ExhibitionsBirds of North America, National Geographic Museum (2009)

Notes: The painting depicts a breeding adult of the subspecies californicus, which has a red gular pouch (most East Coast birds have a blackish gular pouch).

Price: SOLD