Hunger and poverty are not to be ignored. So also, the survival of our world's wildlife. As we watch many species decline and earth's resources increasingly depleted, it is alarming that these urgent and complex problems don't have the unified attention of our world's most creative minds and leaders. In a century in which the human species considers itself so far advanced in the fields of science and technology, one has to ask, why not?
Next: High Country--Part II: Warblers and Botanicals
Painting: 9 x 12" watercolor on 75# Pastel tonal paper (pale pumpkin)
To see all my posts on the New River Birding and Nature Festival click here.
To see more about how I created this blackbird painting, visit "The Fun of Painting a Red-winged Blackbird" at Vickie's Sketchbook.
Historical summary of Bobolink ecology and Cornell's Bobolink page.
WV's New River Birding and Nature Festival