New Moon, Bird Refuge. Jan. 15, 2010

Last month's journey to the Bird refuge yielded a balmy night with a setting crescent moon. Since today is the new moon, dark night,

The Chumash Indians use to believe the sight of the New Moon was a very powerful thing to behold. Its' only visible for a short period after sunset before it sinks below the western horizon.

New Moon, Bird Refuge, 9x6, oil/canvas
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