New Designs from Fall 2016


Golden-winged Warbler

097 Golden-winged Warbler

Not your typical backyard bird. A decreasing species of the Midwes to northeast temperate  region. They depend on the natural regenerative growth after periodic fires and floods. Since such events are suppressed in our highly managed landscapes this type of transitory habitat is increasingly rare.

Find this design under: Birds (All, Eastern Songbirds, Warblers)

Townsend's Warbler

098 Townsend's Warbler

A common summer resident of the Northwestern forests from Oregon to Alaska.

Find this design under: Birds (All, Western Songbirds, Warblers)

Northern Shoveler

146 Northern Shoveler

A distinct duck with its oversize bill. They summer in ponds and open water wetlands mostly to the west and northwest. In winter the population shifts south to likewise habitat all across the southern states.

Find this design under: Birds (All, Water and Sea Birds)

Gyrfalcon

171D Gyrfalcon (White morph)

A beautiful falcon of the arctic summer. They spread further south in winter, and like the snowy owl, may occasionally be seen in southern Canada and the northern US.

Find this design under: Birds (All, Raptors, Extreme North)

Cooper's hawk

178 Cooper's Hawk

This hawk summers through out the temperate climate zonea were it finds forests, both wild and suburbs/small towns with lots of trees. With a great deal of overlap in their summer vs winter ranges they may be seen in much of North America year round. Comfortable in human habitat the species is al member of the backyard wildlife community.

Find this design under: Birds (All, Raptors, Backyard Birds)

Wild Turkey

265 Wild Turkey

Ubiquitous in wooded habitat interspersed with clearings. The clearings, including pastures and road shoulders, are where these guys are most likely to be seen but its is really impressive to see such a large birds lurking among the trees at close range.

Find this design under: Birds (All, Ground Birds, Cranes and Large Birds)

Alligator

315 Alligator

Update from our original Alligator design. These guys emphasize the prehistoric atmospshere that permeates southern swamps. But, do not forget they are also caring and watchful mothers.

Find this design under: Herps

Spicebush Swallowtail

426 Spicebush Swallowtail

An Eastern butterfly species that is named after the spicebush, one of several aromatic plant species the caterpillars will feed on. The distinctive caterpillars exhibit an impressive display of mimicry with their enlarged anterior and eye spots.

Find this design under: Bugs

Cicada

442 Cicada

Cicadas emerge in all kinds of habitat and produce one of the noticable sounds of hot summer days. The red eyes of this design are characteristic of the 17 year species.

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Chipmunk

564 Chipmunk

Our design is modeled on the Eastern Chipmunk though the West has a number of very similar looking species.

Find this design under: Mammamls

Indian Paintbrush

2020 Indian Paintbrush

A spectacular wildflower of the West, hence its other common name "Prairie fire." It is pictured with a hummingbird.

Find this design under: Botanical

Right Whale

607 Right Whale

The east coast population moves between feeding grounds along the New England coast and calving grounds just off Georgia and Northern Florida. These whales are likely to stay in shallower waters (for a whale) where they are more likely to encounter boat traffic. Their protection requires boats and ships to slow down in certain critical areas.

Find this design under: Marine

Juno with Jupiter

753 Juno & Jupiter

The space craft Juno arrived at Jupiter just this past July. Soon we will be seeing spectacular images of the gas giant.

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Zirconium

1040 Periodic Table Element Zirconium

Featuring Cubic Zirconia Diamonds which is a compound with Zirconium.

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Copernicium

1112 Periodic Table Element Copernicium

This recently discovered Element is named after Nicolaus Copernicus who's model put the Sun at the center of the solar system.

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