Damoiseaux 2020: 21 bird species at risk from the Canadian and American public registry
Whooping Crane, Grus americana, Grue blanche
Laser-cut acrylic and archival pigment on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag, 3 parts assembled, also available as a print
Available in two sizes: 23 1/4 x 40 inches; 58,9 x 101,6 cm and 32.3 x 55.6 inches; 82,2 x 141.3 cm
Status: Endangered in Canada and under consideration for listing as Threatened in the USA
One of the most spectacular birds native to North America. Decline mainly due to their habitat loss (wetlands drained) and past rampant, unregulated hunting for their meat and feathers.