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Meleagris - Eliška Šufliarska


Name:
Eliška Šufliarska

Country:
Slovakia

Title:
Meleagris

Species:
Meleagris Gallopavo

Description:
The wild turkey is a large ground-dwelling bird that is 36-44 inches in length. It has a large fan-shaped tail; long, stocky pink or gray legs; short, rounded wings; a bare head and neck and a small down curving bill. The wild turkey has iridescent bronze body feathers and black and white bars on its wings. The male wild turkey has a tuft of feathers called a beard on his chest and an upwardly curving spur on his lower legs. His breast feathers are tipped with black and he has a bluish-gray neck and a red wattle. The male's bare head and neck is red, blue or white depending on the season!
I made this illustration acording to photo from my encyclopedia of nature, in simple linear stylization using black marker.

Category:
Handmade

Technique:
marker drawing

Year:
2016

As the author of illustration I have given permission for it to be loaded on Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0.