Green Jay on Huisache branch
Green Jays are found in the Rio Grande Valley and northern Mexico. They have a long colorful tail and short primary feathers in the wing. In this carving the Green Jay is depicted in Huisache, a native Acacia of south Texas. The yellow, mulitlobed and smooth structures represent flower buds. The base is cut from Maple burl. Leaves are brass and the branch is fabricated from brass rod and carved Tupelo.
HuisacheGreen JayBird CarvingMaple BurlSweet AcaciaRio Grande Valley
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