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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D5000
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Jan 19, 2012, 5:31:08 PM
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Swallow Gryphon by Magweno Swallow Gryphon by Magweno
The swallow gryphons should be migrating back North soon for the breeding season. This one got trapped in my aviary last year when he was trying to poach some of the quail food and I was going to let him go but he was sooo skinny I kept him in over the winter. I don't know what swallow gryphons like best to eat so I just fed him live mealworms, millet, chick crumbs and some lettuce. Turns out he doesn't like mango at all! Anyway after being fed by me all winter he's got pretty tame and is quite happy to sit in my hand and let me stroke him.

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MystikJinx Feb 25, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Oh man this looks so cool!
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:iconleethebard:
This is incredible and I had to share it on my blog. I hope you don't mind. You can find the post here: curioreverie.com/2014/01/19/sw…. If you would like me to modify or remove anything, just let me know and I'd be happy to oblige.
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Magweno Jan 20, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
Ohh no I don't mind at all! That's brilliant, thank you for letting me know and sharing it! :)
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:iconkamalionify:
I'm in LOVE with this one !
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KutiePieKarli Dec 19, 2012  Student General Artist
i love it, it looks soooo real!
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thegirlwithnoname10 Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
it's so cute! is it for sale? if so how much? (in american dollars)
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Sep 27, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Not for sale outside of the UK, sorry. There are issues sending swallow feathers cross borders.
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:iconthegirlwithnoname10:
thegirlwithnoname10 Sep 27, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
darn
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Kodaic Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It looks so realistic! And I love your description too, haha! :)
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MeFlyingFree Aug 7, 2012  Professional General Artist
We are pleased to feature your amazing work here [link]
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