First time entering the Cossack Awards
Sunday July 22 - Sunday August 12 2018
"GLULP, where's your mother?"
by Debra Scidone
Can’t you just hear his despair as he realises the job ahead tending his energetic brood.
Australian Emus – After their courtship the male becomes aggressive to the female and she wanders away and leaves the male to incubate the eggs without leaving the nest and rear the chicks for four months.
The process, before and after
The dropper lid became lodged in the cap of the acrylic ink bottle this is something I am always warning people about and the resulting spill was quickly mopped up by placing another sheet of watercolour paper over the spill. It was then put aside to dry.
When I next had a chance to look at it I could make out the shapes of several emu chicks.
Can you spot them in the image below?