Artist: Julia Feldman
Title: Turquoise-throated Puffleg Hummingbird, extinct, 2021, Julia Feldman
Attribution: Turquoise-throated Puffleg Hummingbird, extinct, 2021, Julia Feldman
Materials: Mixed media, hand embroidery, found wood, metal, silk, cotton, other fibers
Dimensions: 6.5 x 8 x 2.5 in
Image Statement: The habitat in Ecuador has been almost completely destroyed. There was an unconfirmed sighting of this tiny bird in 1976. It is treated as critically endangered and possibly extinct because further searches have not found any of the species.