Accipiter cooperii This sculpture depicts the scene after a hawk takes a prey. They will spread their wings and tail around the catch to ward off interlopers. The bird is a life-sized male of tupelo. The base is walnut burl, carved to depict a forest floor. Close-ups are provided to show the intricate detail of the carving. This carving is in a private collection.
Accipiter cooperii This stunning piece depicts the ferocity of the hunt. The distinctive walnut burl base adds to the feel of the woodlands. The birds are done in tupelo. It is in a private collection.