Indian Bird Miniature Painting Handmade Great Blue Kingfisher Nature Ethnic Art

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Great Blue Kingfisher Bird

  • Subject: Indian Bird Miniature Painting
  • Paint Material: Watercolor
  • Base Material: Paper with Islamic scripts (unframed)
  • Size: 4.5 in. X 8 in. (11.5 cms X 20 cms)
  • Age: Modern handmade art
  • Country of origin: India
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Fill your home with the beauty of this exquisitely detailed & stunningly beautiful hand-made bird miniature from the western state of Rajasthan, India.

This image was painted by famous Jaipur wild life miniature artist, Mr. Narendra Katara.

The precise manner in which the splendidly patterned bird is depicted parallels a tradition of descriptive painting that had been practiced at many royal courts in India since the sixteenth century.

The Great Blue Kingfisher is the largest kingfisher in the genus Alcedo. Named for Edward Blyth, the species has also been known as Alcedo grandis and as the great blue kingfisher. The species breeds between the months of March and June. It builds nests at the end of tunnels dug in the banks of streams or ravines. A shy bird, it frequents small waterways, feeding on fish and insects caught by diving from a shrub close to the water. The species ranges from Nepal through India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. Even within its preferred habitat the density of the species is low, and the population, though not thoroughly surveyed, is believed to be small, and declining further.

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