"A New Spring", below, depicts a Whooping Crane parent taking care of its chick. The world's Whooping Crane population reached a low of only 15 birds in 1941 and it took many years to discover the nesting grounds of the original wild population of Whooping Cranes. The eastern reintroduction of Whooping Cranes is helping to insure the survival of this magnificent species.
poured and allowed to dry between pourings to achieve the background colors.
Whooping Crane Family.
To see all my posts on this Smithsonian National Zoo project visit: Whooping Crane art
More about my involvement with the Whooping Crane reintroduction at: Whooping Crane Migration from my companion blog, Vickie Henderson Art
More of my Whooping Crane art: Whooping Crane Watercolor Gallery
Organizations that help Whooping Cranes:
International Crane Foundation
Whooping Crane Eastern Partnership