Robert E Fuller Wildlife Artist Blog

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I’ve been invited into the studios of BBC Springwatch for their indepth analysis programme, Unsprung. I was asked to bring in an idea for my ideal ‘fantastical animal or animal of the future’. I’m going to suggest a ‘Super Stoat’. Stoats are one of the few species that will kill rats – and rats are threatening to destroy one of my favourite species, the penguins of South Georgia. If I could breed a ‘super stoat’, […]

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  This morning I spotted two red kites soaring above Thixendale for the first time. I’ve seen one flying solo above the valley before, but never a pair. It’s not that long ago that these beautiful, acrobatic birds were on the brink of extinction and whenever I see one I can’t help feeling a sense of victory on their behalf. Red kites have made a spectacular comeback after a nationwide reintroduction programme and have one of […]

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This year my farming neighbours, John Midgley and his son Richard, provided me with the most priceless bird watching season that I have ever experienced. From my studio window, I have a commanding view over four miles of one of the most beautiful parts of the Yorkshire Wolds. This landscape is where I get a lot of my inspiration from for my paintings. It is also where most of my wildlife encounters take place. Last […]

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  Just adding the above painting to update this piece, written in 2015. My exhibition this year is all about Bringing Up Baby and runs until June 25th.   As I continue to look at what we can do to save declining species for my exhibition Saving Nature, which opens at my Thixendale gallery on Saturday, I thought I would share the following on lapwings.   Lapwing Study, by Robert E Fuller Lapwings are beautiful […]


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