Himalayan Monal, Barbara Haviland

This bird was colorful and someone sent it to me to paint

The Himalayan monal, also known as the Impeyan monal and Impeyan pheasant, is a bird in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the national bird of Nepal, where it is known as the danphe

Apr 29, 2020 · Based on the Himalayan Monal pheasant’s strong association with local folklore, this pheasant has been declared as the national bird of Nepal and the state bird of Uttaranchal and Himachal Pradesh in India. This pheasant was named after Lady Impey who first kept these pheasants in captivity. Keeping and Breeding the Himalayan Monal Pheasant

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Bird of Paradise, flowers,Barbara Haviland

     This  painting is 24×8 and is done with a palette knife and has textures.

  It makes a statement and will go next to a single small place. I have it hanging by our front door. Everyone sees it.     My neighbor gave me some to plant and they did bloom before too long.  She had white ones as well.

PS   Happy Anniversary Sam, may we have many more. 57 years today. I still love you.

©Barbara Haviland  Barb’s Garden 2020 by Artist Barbara Haviland