Northern Saw-Whet Owl

Northern Saw-Whet Owl

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I'm very pleased to now be selling my father's mixed media wildlife / birds of prey paintings here on my shop! 

  • All paintings use a combination of traditional and digital techniques. The work begins with detailed drawings, in black or coloured graphite. Oil-painting washes are added before the image is scanned and completed with digital painting. All the prints on offer are somewhat smaller than the original works. 
  • Prices are for museum quality giclée prints on canvas with stretcher frames included. Prints on paper, and some smaller sizes are available upon request.
  • Shipped directly from printer.  For non-North American orders, prints cannot be shipped with stretcher frames. Please email to inquire. 

Painting description:

The smallest owl species in eastern North America (6 ½ - 8 inches long), slightly smaller than the Screech. Together with the Snowy Owl, it is one of the only migratory species of owl, though it lives year-round in southern Canada and the northern United States. Very tame, it hides in dense thickets and small trees, often quite close to the ground. It’s name comes from its call, a repeated tooting whistle which has been likened to the sound made by a saw being sharpened on a whetstone. The painting depicts a sighting in Algonquin Park, where the bird roosted close to a campsite in the woods. 


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