Category: wildlife art

Northern pike (Esox lucius)

Watercolor, 2018

32 x 24 cm

The picture was painted from a living specimen at the Thuringian centre for wildlife conservation in Ranis.

A Dodo chick (Raphus cucullatus) is begging for food. Probably the Dodo has feed his chicks with crop milk because they were related to pigeons. The Dodo died out in the 17th century and today its one of the best examples for an exterminated animal. But it is only one of many birds that are lost in Mauritius.

Acrylic paint on paper, 2018

32 x 24 cm

Sketches of a passenger pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius), drawn from a zoological specimen at the Natural History Museum Erfurt. The last one of this bird species died in 1914. It was native in North America.

Pencil, 2018

21 x 15 cm

Resting mallard duck (Anas platyrhynchos)

Pencil & ink, 2018

21 x 15 cm

Marbled rock crab (Pachygrapsus marmoratus)

Watercolour, 2017

32 x 24 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Tower shell (Turritella sp.)

Watercolour, 2017

24 x 16 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Turbinate monodont (Phorcus turbinatus)

Watercolour, 2017

24 x 16 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Cerithium vulgatum

Watercolour, 2017

21 x 15 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Noah’s Ark shell (Arca noae)

Watercolour, 2017

21 x 15 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis)

Watercolour, 2017

24 x 16 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Bean clam (Donax variegatus)

Watercolour, 2017

24 x 16 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France.

Filtrating greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Pencil, 2017

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France in the “Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau”.

Sketches of Syrian brown bears (Ursus arctos syriacus)

Pencil, 2017

29,5 x 21 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France at the zoo of Montpellier.

Sketches of two tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum)

Pencil, 2017

29,5 x 21 cm

The picture originated during an educational jurney to the South of France in “La serre amazonienne” in Montpellier.

Juvenile water scorpions (Nepa cinerea)

Watercolour, 2017

32 x 24 cm

Sketch of a common ostrich (Struthio camelus)

Pencil, 2013

Roseate spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)

Oil on canvas, 2016/17

69 x 59 cm

MoVo – Moderne Vogelbilder, 2017, Heineanum Halberstadt

Diving king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus), Subantarctica

Oil on canvas, 2016

50 x 40 cm

South Island giant moa (Dinornis robustus) & Australasian pipit (Anthus novaeseelandiae), New Zealand

The moa were ratites in nine species in New Zealand, whereof Dinornis robustus was the biggest. They were hunted until extinction within 100 years by the ancestors of the Maori that migrated at the end of the 13th century.

Pencil, 2016/17

59,5 x 42 cm

Quagga (Equus quagga quagga): An exterminated South African subspecies of plains zebra. The last one died in the Artis-Zoo in Amsterdam in 1883.

Oil on canvas, 2015/16

70 x 50 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2016, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

Northern Sea Nettle (Chrysaora melanaster): This jellyfish belongs to the class of Scyphozoa. Its tentacles can achieve 3 metres. It plunges 100 metres under sea level and feeds on large zooplankton, small fish and other jellyfish.

Oil paint on panel, 2015

80 x 64 cm

Art & Vielfalt – Impressionen aus der Tierwelt, 2016, Museum für Naturkunde Magdeburg

corbicula_fluminea_marcus_burkhardt

The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774)), introduced from Southeast Asia to Germany in the 1980s, is often found in the Elbe near Dresden.

Watercolour, 2016

29,5 x 21 cm

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European red deer (Cervus elaphus elaphus)

Ink, 2014/16

29,5 x 21 cm

Eurasian aurochs (Bos primigenius primigenius) in front of a settlement of the Bandkeramik culture. The aurochs is a wild cattle that became extinct in 1627 and is the ancestor of our domestic cattle.

Coloured pencil, 2015

42 x 29,5 cm

Sachsens Geschichte unterm Acker – Landwirte schützen Denkmale, 2015, Sächsischer Landtag www.archaeologie.sachsen.de/5822.htm

Flamingos in mist (Phoenicopterus roseus)

Pencil, 2014/15

42 x 29,5 cm

Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex); East Africa

Pencil, 2014

29,5 x 21 cm

MoVo – Moderne Vogelbilder, 2015, Heineanum Halberstadt

Female red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra); northern hemisphere

Pencil, 2014

29,5 x 21 cm

King vulture (Sarcorhamphus papa); Central and South America

Pencil, 2014

29,5 x 21 cm

MoVo – Moderne Vogelbilder, 2015, Heineanum Halberstadt

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