logo
advert

WILDLIFE

Supporting the curlew




by Webmaster, 21st September 2018

Welsh artist hopes to help save this iconic bird in the Shropshire Hills

Sales of this gorgeous picture by wildlife artist Owen Williams will support a Shropshire-based recovery project dedicated to helping the bird in shot.

The curlew is a creature in decline – particularly so in lowland and non-moorland areas. But in the Shropshire Hills and Welsh Marches there’s a local population of around 40 breeding pairs, a number the Curlew Country recovery project wants to see rise.

It’s working with farmers to monitor and protect these birds, and £15 of every print of Owen Williams’ picture sold will go to the cause.

“To know that Curlew Country is now working hard to reverse this sorry tale of decline is heartening and is why I was so happy to be able to help in a modest way by producing the artwork for this print,” says Owen.

Click here to buy a print.

 

You may also like

Share this...

More

Golden eagles to return to Wales? - After almost 200 years since they were hunted...

Endangered shark living off Welsh coast - Wales could be key to the survival of this be...

Tree planting for youngsters - Families plant 70 trees to create a forest tr...

New home for hotel bats - A bat barn will be built to house those curre...

Hedgehog found in cat food tin - Shropshire couple cut free the prickly mammal...

ARCHIVE

Search our archives for other articles in this section