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Contact Rafael Gálvez for more information at galvezbirds@gmail.com

FRESHWATER MARSH: FOUR SEASONS

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Detail of the left panels: Spring and Summer. Large format here.

Detail of the right panels: Fall and Winter. Large format here.

Painted in Florida, Maryland and Quebec. Four panels depicting spring, summer, fall and winter, and the bird life at a freshwater marsh. Features hundreds of birds of dozens of species. Will be featured in upcoming field guide.

S2,000 USD.
24″x48″. Watercolor, tempera, ink and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper. In four separate panels that go together.

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CLAPPER RAILS: MANGROVES

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Features three Clapper Rail plumage variants in a sequence of actions through mangrove roots, into the shallows of Florida Bay. This painting will be featured in an upcoming field guide.

S700 USD.
12″x24″. Watercolor, tempera, ink and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper.

-O-

CORVIDS

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Illustration plate featuring four species of Corvids – Canada Jay, Common Raven, American Crow and Fish Crow – arranged horizontally, along with behavioral vignettes. This plate will be featured in an upcoming field guide.

S1,100 USD.
17″x24″. Watercolor, tempera, ink and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper.

-O-

MINNESOTA WINTER

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Detail of the left portion of the painting.

Detail of the right side of the painting.

Features hundreds of birds of dozens of species as seen through window during a Minnesota winter’s day. This painting will be featured in an upcoming field guide.

S1,200 USD.
18″x24″. Watercolor, tempera, ink and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper, mounted on a 1/4″ wood panel.

-O-

LIMPKINS

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Features four stages of growth of Limpkins, and several other birds in a marsh vignette, including bitterns, ibises and herons.

S900 USD.
20″x40″. Watercolor, tempera, ink and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper.

-O-

AMERICAN FLAMINGOS

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Watercolor featuring a tight view of a flock of American Flamingos in motion.

S600 USD.
18″x24″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper, mounted on 1/2″ wooden board.

-O-

FLORIDA BAY FLATS

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Features hundreds of birds of dozens of species on the shallows of Florida Bay, painted during several trips out to Snake Bight, Everglades National Park. This painting will be featured on an upcoming field guide. I was featured on the cover of Birding Magazine in 2018.

S1,200 USD.
14″x18″. Watercolor, tempera and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed paper, stretched on a wooden 1/4 wood board.

-O-

BELTED KINGFISHERS

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A depiction of Belted Kingfishers, including plumages and behavior. This painting will be featured in an upcoming field guide.

S600 USD.
14″x24″. Watercolor, gouache and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper.

-O-

AMERICAN ROBINS

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Various American Robins in flight during migration. This painting will be featured in an upcoming field guide.

S500 USD.
12″x22″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper.

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SWALLOW-TAILED KITE

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A Swallow-tailed Kite perched with prey, surrounded by a bromeliad and Spanish Moss.

S900 USD.
12″x18″. Watercolor and gouache on acid-free, hot-pressed board, stretched on 1/4 wooden panel.

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EASTERN KINGBIRDS

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A composite of various views and attitudes of the Eastern Kingbird. To be featured in an upcoming field guide.

S500 USD.
17″x22″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 100lb paper.

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BLUETHROAT ALASKA

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A field watercolor of a singing Bluethroat in territory, painted in Nome, Alaska.

S300 USD.
10″x14″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 150lb paper.

-O-

TRINIDAD OROPENDOLAS

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A watercolor done while observing Crested Oropendolas nesting at the Asa Wright Nature Center in Trinidad.

S500 USD.
11″x22″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 150lb paper.

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WOOD STORKS: PAUROTIS POND

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Watercolor pair done at Paurotis Pond, Everglades National Park. At a breeding colony, Wood Storks crowd the trees with large nests made of sticks. Adults greet their mates with bill-clappering and guttural noises. Week-old downy young wait to be fed while a subadult stork preens nearby. After five weeks, young storks become restless and may stand up in their nests, sometimes watchful of fledging birds trying their wings.

S800 USD.
12″x34″. Diptych. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper, stretched on a wooden 1/4″ panel.

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GREAT CRESTED FLYCATCHER

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A Great Crested Flycatcher depicted in flight.

S400 USD.
9″x14″. Watercolor on acid-free, hot-pressed, 100% cotton paper, mounted on a wooden 1/4″ wood panel.

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CYPRESS HOOK

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Sketch done from the edge of an unnamed cypress dome south of Pa-hay-okee. January 12, 2007.

S400 USD.
9″x12″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper, mounted on a 1/4″ wooden panel.

-O-

TAYLOR SLOUGH FIRE

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While driving towards Royal Palm during the afternoon of March 18, 2006, I noticed a fire to the north, beyond Taylor Slough. I pulled over and did this sketch from the roadside.

S400 USD.
9″x12″. Watercolor on acid-free, cold-pressed, 140lb paper, mounted on a 1/4″ wooden panel.

-O-

WHITE WAGTAIL

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A watercolor and graphite rendering of a White Wagtail along the shoreline during migration.

S300 USD.
8″x12″. Watercolor and graphite on acid-free, cold-pressed, 120lb paper, mounted on a 1/4″ wooden panel.

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