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Robert E Fuller
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British wildlife artist
British wildlife artist

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Like many birds, curlews tend to form monogamous relationships: the male and female taking turns in rearing their young. But last month I came across a pair on the Yorkshire moors where the male seemed to be playing away and his faithlessness seemed to…

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The tawny owls that feed in my garden each night have been bringing their chicks to the bird table and this week there were eight all balancing on the branch outside my living room window!  It has been fantastic watching them at such close quarters, they…

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The unmistakable sound of a curlew’s call rings out across the Yorkshire Wolds and moors brightens up the dullest of days. These waders come in from the coastal mud flats to raise their young over the summer months. Their arrival in spring is spectacular.…

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From pushy parent owls to clucky mummy ducks, the different parenting styles of British wildlife are the focus of my summer art exhibition, running at my gallery in Thixendale from June 3rd- 25th. I’ve devoted years to studying the ways different species…

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I’ve been watching a pair of long-tail tits begin their courtship process. These delicate little birds are one of Britain’s earliest breeders. They begin pairing up in late January and early December and by Valentine’s Day many of them have already begun…

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    As a wildlife artist, I have always been fascinated by the sight of a fox slinking through the countryside. They are essentially elusive, which is part of their appeal. But truly wild foxes are virtually impossible to study at close quarters. One…

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The Yorkshire Wolds Way is currently featuring on a TV series presented by the explorer Paul Rose on BBC2 and on Saturday’s episode, which will be screened at 8pm on May 20th, I will be featured showing Paul Rose and his viewers the wildlife that can be…

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I’ve been trying to study otters one and off for the last few years. It is hard work as they are largely nocturnal and very secretive. Often, I’ve only had a fleeting glimpse of one, which is not enough to allow me to study it for a painting. I’ve been…

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Puffins are everybody’s favourite seabird and its not hard to see why. With their smart black and white plumage, comical walk and bright orange beaks, these small birds really stand out. As an artist I always think that their exquisite striped bills,…

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As we watch the countryside slowly springing to life, it’s amazing to think our largest and most distinctive wild carnivore, the badger, has had cubs since February. They will already be several weeks old and safely tucked away in a labyrinth of tunnels,…
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