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Distant Thunder - Passenger Pigeons By Owen Gromme

By Owen Gromme

Distant Thunder - Passenger Pigeons by Owen Gromme.

A flock of Passenger Pigeons are taking off from a marsh in this great Pigeon art print for sale. The Passenger Pigeon was one of the most social land birds. It lived in colonies stretching over hundreds of square miles and practiced communal breeding with up to a hundred nests in a single tree. At the height of its population of three to five billion it may have been the most numerous bird on Earth, and A. W. Schorger believed that it accounted for between 25 and 40% of the total landbird population in the United States. Even today the Passenger Pigeon's historic population is roughly the equivalent of the number of birds that overwinter in the United States every year.

The Passenger Pigeon was nomadic and had no site fidelity, often choosing to nest in a different location each year. Pigeon migration, in flocks numbering billions, was a spectacle without parallel. John James Audubon described one flock he encountered with the words:

Distant Thunder - Passenger Pigeons by Owen Gromme is available for sale as a Signed and Numbered Limited Edition of only 2,020 paper art prints with a 16 x 25 Image Size and is for sale for $Sold Out unframed. The prints are in mint condition and have never been framed. Wisconsin Born Wildlife Artist Owen Gromme art prints on sale framed any way you want or unframed. Order your print today. All prints are professionally boxed and insured and guaranteed to arrive in mint condition. Wildlife Artist Owen Gromme painted a flock of Passenger Pigeons flying low over a field in Art Prints and Original Paintings for sale. This Passenger Pigeons image was painted by released as a signed and numbered Artwork on sale by Owen Gromme.

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