Friday, September 5, 2014

Mocking Bird - State Bird for AR, FL, MS, TN, TX

©A.K.SIMON - Mocking Bird - 8"x8" oil on linen - $100


Today's Quote: “Remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.” 
                                                                             Harper Lee from To Kill a Mockingbird
Painted this one after working all day so I am spent. Midnight and I can't get a good picture, Will try again tomorrow. Knocked 5 states off the list with this one. 

Here's some information about the Mocking Bird: The mockingbird was recognized as the official state bird of Arkansas in 1929. Northern Mockingbirds have extraordinary vocal abilities - they can sing up to 200 songs, including the songs of other birds, insect and amphibian sounds, even an occasional mechanical noise. The northern mockingbird is also the state bird symbol of FloridaTexasTennesseeand Mississippi

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