Black Winged Stilt

Chris Bladen black winged stilit


Black Winged Stilt Bronze Sculpture

Himantopus himantopus

These fascinating long-legged waders are beautiful to watch but never allow one too close – and when they take off they make quite a din. A favourite to watch while fly fishing for spotted grunter on the Breede River.

Title: Black Winged Stilt

Edition: 15

Size: 40 x 10 x 14cm

Base: Patinated Bronze on a Crystal Base

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