matthew-hunt:Yellow-crowned Night-Heron sauntering along the…

Thursday, April 25th, 2019


Yellow-crowned Night-Heron sauntering along the shoreline in broad daylight.

Fort Pickens Area, Gulf Islands National Seashore

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Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)Carpinteria Salt…

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Yellow-crowned Night Heron (Nyctanassa violacea)

Carpinteria Salt Marsh, 2018-10-02

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teaganwhite: “Point Pleasant, West Virginia”, gouache &…

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018


“Point Pleasant, West Virginia”, gouache & watercolor on paper.

In my pieces for VACVVM V1, I painted my own interpretation of well-known cryptids (animals or beings whose existence is disputed or rejected by biologists, but have been cataloged in the folkloric record through rumors, sightings, and anecdotal accounts).

This is my Mothman, a massive and allegedly supernatural winged creature with glowing red eyes seen around West Virginia in the 1960s; some have compared these reports to descriptions of a particularly large Night Heron.

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