animals, nature, oil, paintings
Aaas Gutu Yatx'i", or Child of The Bushes/Forest, oil on canvas, 12 by 10 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

Aas Gutu Yatx’i”, or Child of The Bushes or Forest, oil on canvas, 12 by 10 in. Emilia Kallock 2016

This bird is known as Aas Gutu Yatx’i” or ‘child of the bushes or forest’ in Tlingit – and is one of my favorites because they are fluffy and, although wild, very outgoing.  They are found high alpine and in older forests.