This beautiful sculpture is completed! The entire piece is carved from tupelo wood.  This  fine art carving is painted in oils. It depicts the successful completion of the hunt .]This whimsical piece shows the clown-like plumage of the breeding season. The little hunter has just found a full creel of sand eels, and is looking for a potential mate to share them with. It is available for purchase. It placed 2nd in the Advanced Division, Sea Birds Category in 2012 Ward World Carving Championships. It is in a private collection.