Greater Kestrel

Chris Bladen Greater Kestrel


Greater Kestrel Bronze Sculpture

Falco rupicoloides

On a bird ringing trip in Limpopo, South Africa, I was able to study this stunning raptor at close range prior to release. The bronze greater kestrel took me a couple of years to complete.

Edition: 15

Size: 37 x 34 x 80cm

Base: Patinated Bronze on Granite Base

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