Sanctuary, Jefferson Island Rookery, 10x30" oil on linen panel, 2018.Sanctuary, Jefferson Island Rookery, 10x30" oil on linen panel, 2018. Painted during the Shadows on the Teche Plein Air Festival at Rips Rookery, Jefferson Island, New Iberia, Louisiana. This man-made rookery host over 260 species of birds. The Spoonbill is one of the most popular for visitors and nature photographers alike. It gets its distinctive color from eating crawfish. Yum! If I were a bird, I'd want to be a Spoonbill!.
Location: Jefferson Island, Louisiana, Rip's Rookery. Keywords: best in show (3), egrets (3), jefferson island (3), Louisiana (15), oil painting (207), plein air (333), rookery (3), shadows on the teche (24), spoon bill (3).
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