Lapwing to Logo

In winter the lapwings arrive. They are such attractive birds but now numbers are so low they are causing concern.

Occasionally I see a flock of them drop down on to the mudbanks. However their favoured spot is the island in the middle of the lake in Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve (PWNR).

So when I was asked to produce a logo for the Friends of PWNR, the lapwing seemed a perfect choice.


I started with a pen and ink sketch.


Then produced two black and white versions.


This is the simplified final version of the logo.

_MG_5027 - Version 2B

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