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published 2019-01-10
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Osprey with prey
Авторская работа 1:9
Denis Avdeev
aka ДенисК
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   Used materials:
   tin from beer can, wire, foil, polymer clay Super Sculpey Firm, acrylic paints, acrylic gloss varnish.
   Scale 1: 9
   Briefly about Wikipedia characters:
   “Osprey (eagle-fisherman) is a large bird of prey, 55–58 cm long, with a wingspan of 145–170 cm. The Osprey has several distinctive features that allow it to hunt for fish. The legs of the osprey, unlike the paws of other birds of prey, are longer, the claws are long, convex and curved, the outer toe is freely turned back, which contributes to the capture of slippery fish. The feathers have a greasy, water-repellent structure, and the nasal valves protect the nostrils from water ingress when diving ... ”
   
   “Salmon lives in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, as well as in the fresh waters of the Northern Hemisphere, in the middle and northern latitudes. The largest natural spawning grounds of salmon are located on Kamchatka, Sakhalin and Kuriles ... ”
   
   All good fishing in the New Year! )