Shorebirds

These shorebirds are a mixture of "Full Decorative" and "Smoothie" styles. The Full Decorative Style includes detailed feather texturing, in addition to detailed painting. The Smoothie Style birds have detailed painting with less feather texturing. The single stick to represent the legs is a traditional way to display these decoys, which goes back to the days when shorebird hunting was legal. The stick was pushed into the sand on shorelines. Click on the images for a closer look.

Black Rail
Black Rail-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Red Necked Phalarope
Red Necked Phalarope-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Lapwing
Lapwing-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Eurasian Dotterel
Eurasian Dotterel-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Eskimo Curlew
Eskimo Curlew (Extinct)-SOLD

Smoothie Style.

 

Killdeer
Killdeer-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Clapper Rail
Clapper Rail

Smoothie Style

 

Virginia Rail
Virginia Rail-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Stilt
Stilt-SOLD

Smoothie Style. Blue ribbon at the World Show in Ocean City, MD, 2012.

 

Semi-Palmated Plover
Semi-Palmated Plover-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Godwit
Godwit-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Baillon's Crake
Baillon's Crake-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Black Rail
Black Rail-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Least Bittern
Least Bittern-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Buff Banded Rail
Buff Banded Rail-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

Yellow Rail
Yellow Rail-SOLD

Best of Show at the California Open in 2013. Smoothie Style

 

Sanderling
Sanderling-SOLD

Smoothie Style

 

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