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Peregrine Falcon pastel painting

  Peregrine Falcon Painting in pastel by Colette Theriault

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approx. size: 7.5" x 9.5"

"The Wanderer"-peregrine falcon -original pastel painting

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  Peregrines will always hold a special place in my heart ever since I had the opportunity to work with them many years ago. In 1990, I  assisted "Project Peregrine Sudbury" which aimed at re-introducing the endangered falcon to the Sudbury basin area and help establish a local breeding population.  Some of my tasks included feeding and monitoring nine peregrine chicks until they fledged. 

The name peregrine, is derived from Latin (Peregrinus), meaning "one from abroad", that is, a foreigner, traveller, or pilgrim/wanderer, hence the title: "The Wanderer".

Once an endangered species in Ontario, the peregrine is now considered threatened.






Many more wildlife watercolor, acrylic and pastel paintings, graphite pencil, colored pencil and charcoal drawings and sketches of animals and pets can be found in my art gallery. See portraits of dogs, puppy, cats, kitten, horses, pony, fancy rat, birds, elephant, butterfly, rhinoceros, jaguar, moose, raccoon, red fox, rabbit, hare, lion, zebra, owl, wolf and more. Commission an original custom wildlife painting or drawing,  dog portrait, cat portrait, horse portrait or other animal portrait today. These original, hand-made, custom pet portraits and wildlife paintings or animal drawings make wonderful memorial gifts for every dog, cat, horse or animal lover.


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