Australian Wildlife & Birds - Linocuts

Tawny Frogmouth Stare

The tawny frogmouth – Podargus strigoides – are interesting and unusual birds. They have piercing stares with yellow eyes and can sit in one position for long periods of time to avoid being seen with their camouflaged feathers against rough tree trunks....

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Tawny Frogmouth Sleepy

The tawny frogmouth – Podargus strigoides – are interesting and unusual birds. They have piercing stares with yellow eyes and can sit in one position for long periods of time to avoid being seen with their camouflaged feathers against rough tree trunks....

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Tawny Frogmouth Expressions

This series of small linocuts were developed from drawing studies of Tawny Frogmouths – an unusual Australian bird. This bird is often mistaken as an owl but it is actually from the nightjar family as its feet – unlike an owls which are strong and used to...

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Tawny Frogmouth Glare

The Tawny Frogmouth – Podargus strigoides – are interesting and unusual birds They have piercing stares with yellow eyes and can sit in one position for long periods of time to avoid being seen with their camouflaged feathers against rough tree trunks....

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Trio of Flying Foxes

 The grey-headed flying fox - Pteropus poliocephalus - is a native flying fox or fruit bat common in Sydney & along Eastern Australia. They roost upside down during the day & head out at night to feed on nectar & fruit. Image Size - 24 x 29cm Framed Size -...

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Mad Emu

The Emu - Dromaius novaehollandiae - is another interesting and unusual bird. They are large land bound birds that do not fly but can run really fast! They can be found on inland plains but also there are coastal emus found around the Grafton NSW coastal...

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Fragile Flights – Australian Endangered Butterflies

Fragile Flights – ‘Window on a threatened ecology’ shows three habitat threatened butterflies. The Richmond Birdwing Butterfly, the Southern Regent Skipper and the Swordgrass Brown. This print was developed with a National Parks and Wildlife Officer to...

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Butterfly Cycle – Richmond Birdwing

The Richmond Birdwing Butterfly is a habitat threatened butterfly species from the far north coast of New South Wales. This print was developed with a National Parks and Wildlife Officer to show the male and female species and the life-cycle of these...

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Pelican Snapshot

The Australian Pelican was a bird I grew up watching on the many family holidays I spent fishing around the North Coast seaside town of Yamba when visiting my grandparents. They are a large bird with long beaks that balloon out as they swallow their...

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Tawny Frogmouth Baby Snapshot

I simply could not resist doing this small linocut of a baby Tawny Frogmouth. They are just such beautiful baby birds. This linocut is based around some photos I took on a friend's farm near where I live  - we watched this little clutch of birds grow from...

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Barn Owl Snapshot

The beautiful snowy white Barn Owl - Tyto alba - is often found on farms around where I live. They are also known as Ghost Owls in some parts – I can understand this – with their white and lightly coloured feathers and their silent flight. This series of...

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Cassowary Snapshot

The Cassowary - Casuarius - large flightless bird is a critically endangered species of Far North Queensland with very few remaining in the wild. It is also an important species for the regenerating of rainforest through the fruit it eats & the seeds that...

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Barking Owl Snapshot

The gorgeous piercing yellow eyes of the Barking Owl - Ninox connivens - instantly enthrall with this bird of the night. It’s ‘barking’ call and screeching was apparently one of the sources for the development of the bunyip or yowie legend – a mystical...

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Pacific Black Duck Snapshot

The Pacific Black Duck - Anas superciliosa - is a common sight around the waterways of Northern NSW where I live. A beautifully plumed duck with a flash of teal green under its wing which you see when it flies. This series of bird linocuts are based around...

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Cockatoo Snapshot

The white or sulphur crested cockatoo - Cacatua galeritais - a common sight especially in the bushland around Sydney.  -It is a much love Australian bird and is often kept as a pet & trained to 'talk'. This series of bird linocuts are based around the many...

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Kookaburra Snapshot

The iconic Australian bird - the Kookaburra - Dacelo novaeguineae - with it's characteristic laughing call. This series of bird linocuts are based around the many photographs I have taken over the years - hence 'snapshot'. Image Size - 8 x 15cm Framed Size...

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Green Tree Frog 3

Australian Green Tree Frogs - Litoria caerulea - are common around creeks and rivers, especially after dark. Image Size - 10 x 15cm Framed Size - 23 x 26cm Mountboard Price - $170 Framed Price - $220 Edition Size - 40 © Copyright Lynette Weir – Artwork may...

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Green Tree Frog 2

Australian Green Tree Frogs - Litoria caerulea - are common around creeks and rivers, especially after dark. They also often climb on windows at night to reveal their cream underbellies. Image Size - 10 x 15cm Framed Size - 23 x 26cm Mountboard Price -...

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Butterfly – Richmond Birdwing Male

This print shows the male Richmond Birdwing Butterfly – a habitat threatened butterfly species from the far north coast of New South Wales. This print was developed with a National Parks and Wildlife Officer. Image Size - 10cm x 15cm Framed Size - 23 x...

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Butterfly – Richmond Birdwing Female

This print shows the female Richmond Birdwing Butterfly – a habitat threatened butterfly species from the far north coast of New South Wales. This print was developed with a National Parks and Wildlife Officer. Image Size - 10cm x 15cm Framed Size - 23 x...

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Butterfly – Ulysses

The beautiful striking blue of the Ulysses butterfly catches the eye as this butterfly floats through the rainforests of Australia. Image Size - 10cm x 15cm Framed Size - 23 x 26cm Mounted Price - $170 Framed Price - $220 Edition Size - 40 © Copyright...

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Butterfly – Southern Regent Skipper

Southern Regent Skipper butterfly is a habitat threatened species thought to be the evolutionary link between moths and butterflies. Note how the butterfly hooks its wings into a triangle shape like a moth. This print was developed with a local National...

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Butterfly – Orchard

The Orchard Butterfly is a common species of butterfly. The lavae feed on leaves of citrus species thus the name ‘orchard’ butterfly. Image Size - 10cm x 15cm Framed Size - 23 x 26cm Mounted Price - $170 Framed Price - $220 Edition Size - 40 © Copyright...

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