The elegance of white herons makes them wonderful subjects for illustrated books. Chris Gaskin’s illustrations of a children’s story by Philip Temple capture the birds in their natural setting. These ones are at their breeding colony, where adults tend their chicks on twiggy nests against a backdrop of tall kahikatea trees.
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Reference: Philip Temple and Chris Gaskin, Kotuku: the flight of the white heron. Auckland: Hodder & Stoughton, 1994
Artwork by Chris Gaskin
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