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Spring 2017

Table of Contents:

Editor's Note
Good Stuff
by Tom Huntington

Painting Notes: Bobolink
(More colorful than a sparrow—and it has a better name, too)
by Jerry Poindexter—includes a pattern

Alpha, Part One
(This one has it all: a gyrfalcon, some rocks—and a Skull)
by Ted Smith—includes a pattern

My Blue Period
(What if Pablo Picasso had taken up bird carving? He might have carved this ruddy duck)
by Daniel Montano

Spruce Grouse Habitat
(For this bird, home is where you hang your pinecone)
by Jerry Simchuk

Carve a Ross’s Goose, Part One
(A compact size helps make it carver friendly)
by Jason Lucio—includes a pattern

Five in the Oven
(Transforming a burl into an ovenbird and a nest of eggs, too)
by Gerald Painter

Reference: North American Pipits
(Let’s hear it for this LBJ: Pip, pip, hooray!)
by Rick Burkman—includes Jean Minaudier’s pattern and color guide

On the cover: Avery Lucio photographed Jason Lucio’s Ross’s goose. Jason is Avery’s father. 


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