When I see a kākā, I see autumn and a paintbox of yellow ochre, cinnabar, burnt sienna, and umber. But these gorgeous shades are hidden under their wings and tummies. From above they are camouflaged in grey and brown to hide from their aerial predator - the now-extinct Haast's eagle. Now their mammalian predators hunt by smell, and kākā smell like a primordial musky forest...
Exhibited in: NZAFA Winter Exhibition (June-July 2018), "Birds on a Wire" solo exhibition (April, 2018). Published in: Artists Down Under magazine (Feb, 2018).
10% of the artist's proceeds goes to Zealandia EcoSanctuary to support their conservation efforts.
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kākā, North Island kaka, Nestor meridionalis septentrionalis, bush parrot, brown parrot, kawkaw
10% of proceeds from this picture go to Zealandia EcoSanctuary to support their conservation efforts.
Available on Breathing Color Elegance Velvet fine art paper in a limited edition of 25 at 15x21cm, a limited edition of 10 at 24x33.6cm, and a limited edition of 5 at 34x47.6cm. Sizes above 18cm come with a signed certificate of authenticity.
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