|Piney Woods Quail
Image Size: 18 x 24 in.
Gouache on Illustration Board
|There is nothing more excitring than the sudden
explosion of an unexpected covey rise with startled birds
taking off in all directions.
This painting was created in the early 80's after the Piney
Woods country of east Louisiana. West of Baton Rouge
is bottomland hardwood country, and then the
Atchafalaya swamp, but as soon as you cross over to
the east side of the city it suddenly turns to pine. This
habitat continues into Mississippi and is great for quail