Loon in flight
The Common Loon is an iconic symbol of Canadian wilderness. Its haunting call is familiar to anyone who has spent time in the 'North Woods'. The loon became the logo for the International Ornithological Congress in Vancouver in 2018 so I thought it fitting to paint the bird for the Artists for Conservation show during the Congress. I was honoured to be selected to show this artwork. Loons on the water predominate among artists renditions. I wanted a more lively pose that showed off the black and white pattern on the back.