Locked, Kori Bustard Birds, Original oil painting
Original oil painting by Sarah Soward.
Oil on canvas.
PLEASE NOTE: This painting is available On Reserve as it is submitted to the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation: Wildlife Artist of the Year 2023 exhibition. Acceptance letters go out in June. If accepted, the painting will be shipped to London for the exhibition. After the exhibition is will be available to be shipped to the purchaser.
Locked features two kori bustard birds locked beak to beak in a territory dispute. They are having some very different reactions to their current situation.
I photographed this scene in Kenya after watching the two birds run from opposite sides of the vast savannah to lock beaks and whirl each other around like toddlers at a playground.
It was epic and informative. It definitely left a lasting impression.
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