Greater Flameback (Medium)

Greater Flameback (Medium)

Chrysocolaptes guttacristatus

#The Undulating Flyer

The Greater Flameback’s bill is used to probe out food from small holes in trees. Their long tongues can shoot forward to extract tree-living arthropods. This species has zygondactyl feet, meaning that they have two forward-facing toes and two backwards-facing toes.

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Product Description

“Ruffled” is a recent interactive artwork in which “living” portraits of birds are reinvented by using technology. Each “Ruffled” has been designed with its own particular mannerisms and beauty. Some birds are very expressive, while others tend to have a mora subtle behavior.

Additional Information

Artist

Dominic Harris

Year

2014

Edition

8+2AP+2P (20 species)

Materials

blackened aluminium, custom electronics and software, industrial LCD screen, time of flight sensor

Dimensions

32 x 39 x 7 cm