The Curlew (Single)


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A large stereotypical wader renown for its picturesque flight and echoing cry, chooses to breed on moorlands in damp situations. Laying three to four large pear-shaped eggs in a slight hollow or tuft of grass using a few dead leaves as a nesting material. The eggs are a rich olive ground colour varying considerably from green to buff, these are mainly spotted with brown and grey and display perfectly the egg shape known as pyriform (pear-shaped). The Curlew egg is part of a set of 7 individual specimens which can be framed singularly or in a multi window mount.


Limited Edition of 500


Width: 165mm x Height: 165mm


A single Curlew egg study