Galleries : Undying Tales 2019/2020 : UT 20 - Mindoro Imperial Pigeon



MINDORO IMPERIAL PIGEON - 6.5x6.5 inches $200.00 (SOLD)
Jingwei - 7x4.5 inches $165.00 (SOLD)
Imperial Pigeon - 3.5x4.5 inches $55.00 (SOLD)
Sea Thing - 3.5x4.5 inches $55.00 (SOLD)
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Highlighted Species: Ducula mindorensis

Status: Many species of Ducula are endangered because of habitat loss and predation, and they are among the most threatened of avian species.

In the Chinese Guideways Through Mountains & Seas, one of the many creatures in the bestiary is the Jingwei bird, who lives upon Deaprting-Doves mountain. Once there was a young girl named Nuwa. She was swimming when the Ocean rose up against her and tore her away from the shore, and she drowned. Her spirit however was transformed into a bird, who from that day on flew back and forth from the mountains, carrying twigs and stones which she dropped into the frothing waves. “To revenge my death, I will fill you up!” she told the Ocean, and is tireless in her daunting task.

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Size: 6 x 6 inches
Medium: Ink
©2020, Stephanie Law

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