Crane Festival

Silent Auction

e silent auction will raise funds for Audubon Nebraska's conservation efforts on the Platte River. Items will be displayed Friday and Saturday during the festival, with the bidding closing during the Saturday night banquet. Winners can pay for items with cash, check, or credit card that evening. We ask people to take items with them; if not, items can be shipped for a small fee.

"Seven Individuals"

Watercolor painting by Jude Martindale

"Synchronicity"

Watercolor painting by Jude Martindale

Matted Whooping Crane Photo

Sandhill Crane Photo

Sandhill Crane Photo

"Crane at Sunrise"

Woodblock print based on a design by Isoda Koryusai

"Stork in Rain"

Woodblock print designed by Yoshijiro Urushibara, carved by David Bull

Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

Calligraphy by Hon’ami Kōetsu, painting by Tawaraya Sōtatsu.

Red-winged blackbird matted photo

Photo taken and autographed by Josef Kren

Red-winged blackbird matted photo

Photo taken and autographed by Josef Kren

"Ducks in a Row"

Photo taken and autographed by Josef Kren

Northern shoveler photo

Piping plover photo

The Hummingbirds of North America

Autographed by author Paul Johnsgard

Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and Other Backyard Wildlife 

David Mizejewski, National Wildlife Federation

Yellowstone Wildlife

Autographed by author Paul Johnsgard

Ducks in the Wild

Autographed by author Paul Johnsgard

Sage Grouse: Icon of the West

Autographed by author Noppadol Paothong

Birds of the World

Ceramic Ornament

Handcrafted and glazed by Kris Becker

Cardinal Glass Ornament

Glass Bird

Stained glass wind chime

More items to be displayed soon!

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