Ring-Necked Drake 2016

A magnificent study in black and white. Fully detailed entire body textured and woodburned. Beautiful iridescent head. Tupelo block acrylic paint. 13 x 6 x 6. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece. 

Mallard Hen Decoy Carving

Blue Bill Drake 2015

Fully detailed entire body textured and woodburned. Irridescent head.Inlaid primary feathers. Tupelo block acrylic paint. 13 x 6 x 6. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind  piece.  SOLD

New Half Sized Loon 2018

This new Common Loon is fully carved and detailed.  Sugar Pine block acrylic paint. 13 x 5.5 x 6. Measured tip of bill to tail. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece.

Wood Duck Drake 2015

Fully detailed entire body textured and woodburned. Tupelo block acrylic paint. 14 x 6 x 5.5. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind  piece. SOLD

Mallard Hen 2015

Fully detailed with inserted primary feathers.  Sugar pine block acrylic paint. 15 x 5 x 6 This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece. 

Ruddy Duck Drake 1983

Detailed and wood burned, cute little ruddy. Dimensions approx 12 x 5.5 x 5.25. 

Common Goldeneye 2017

 Fully detailed entire body textured and woodburned. Beautiful iridescent head. Tupelo block acrylic paint. 14 x 6 x 6. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece.  Winner of red ribbons at ODCCA and Ward World Championship

NEW Bufflehead Drake 2017

Cute little "buffie" Iridescent head and nice detailing.  Sugar pine block acrylic paint. 9.5 x 4.75 x 4.5 This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece. 

Wood Duck Drake 1981

This bird is carved and painted in a slightly more primitive style than my current highly detailed birds. Back feathers, head, breast and primaries and tail feathers are wood burned. Inlaid Primary feathers. Size 13x5x6  One-of-a-kind Piece  SOLD

Hooded Merganser Drake 2015

Fully detailed entire body textured and woodburned. Irridescent head.Tupelo block acrylic paint. 12.5 x 6 x 5.5. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece

New Mini Loon 2017

Hand carved and painted this cute yet striking mini loon makes a great starter for your collection. Basswood block acrylic paint. 10 x 3.75 x 4.. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece. 

Mallard Pair Heads on Cherry Bases

A striking pair of lifesize mallard heads. (don't worry they aren't real) Both highly detailed  Hand painted in acrylics on basswood. On cherry bases. $200 each.  Other species available, wood duck, pintail, red head, canvasback.

Buffle Head Drake Duck Carving

Pintail Drake 2017

A premier carving. Fully detailed with raised feathers and wings, deep carving and layer upon layer of acrylic paint. Approx Dimensions from tip of tail to end of bill.  17x 7.25 x 5.25. Tupelo with acrylic. SOLD

Canvasback Drake 2016

A striking rendition of the king of ducks. Highly detailed with texturing and incredible vermiculations throughout. Approx 14.5 x 6 x 7. Acrylic on tupelo wood. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece.

Hooded Merganser Drake "Smoothie" 2016

This bird is carved in a slightly more primitive style than my standard highly detailed birds. Individual feathers are not carved but feather groups are defined and hand painted in acrylics on basswood.  One-of-a-kind Piece 

Mallard Hen 2019

Fully detailed mallard hen. Carved, wood burned and painted with acrylics on basswood. The bird is 16" from tip of bill to tip of the tail. 

Barrow's Golden Eye 1985

One of my earliest birds, this bird is carved in a slightly more primitive style than my highly detailed birds. Back feathers primaries and tail feathers are wood burned defined feather groups in side pockets are carved. Hand-painted in acrylics on basswood. Size 15x6x7 SOLD

Pintail Drake 2018

My most recent work, and the first available for sale in almost a year.   Fully detailed entire body textured and woodburned. Tupelo block acrylic paint. 18 x 6 x 6. From Bill to tip of tail. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece.  

Canvasback Drake 2020

A fully detailed Canvasback Drake. Textured and wood burned throughout, Tupelo block acrylic paint. 13.5 x 7 x 6. This is a hand-carved one-of-a-kind piece. Private collection

Small Canada Goose 1982

This fully detailed honker comes from my vintage collection. It features inlaid primary feathers. Basswood block acrylic paint. 13 x 4.5 x 5. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece. 

Mallard Hen Carving

​​​​​The Wooden Bird

Hand Carved Ducks and Waterfowl by Rick MIgnano

​ Wooden Bird Duck Decoys Hand Carved And Painted  Duck decoys, duck art, wooden decoys, hunting gifts, mallard, woodduck, merganser, canvasback, goose, pintail, scaup

 Realistic hand carved duck decoys for sale mallard, merganser, wood dck, ruddy duck decoys

Mini Mallard Hen 2017

Cute as a button! Small 6.5 x 3 x 3 . Totally carved and textured. Hand-painted in acrylics on basswood. One-of-a-kind piece 

3/4 Life-Sized Mallard Hen 2020

This little lady is fully carved and textured with many layers of acrylic washes to develop the beautiful patterns of the mallard hen tupelo. Approx. 12 x 4 x 4.5. This is a hand-carved one-of-a-kind piece.

Red Breasted Merganser Smoothie 2016

Stylish blend of classic decoy with a modern touch.  Hand painted in acrylics on basswood. One-of-a-kind Piece 

More birds that are now in private collections. If you see something you would like to add to your collection, please contact me. 

Green WInged Teal 2019

Fully detailed Green Wing. Textured and wood burned throughout, Basswood block acrylic paint. 12 x 5 x 5. This is a hand carved one-of-a-kind piece. 

The Wooden Bird © 2019

Blue Winged Teal Pair 2018

A nice pair of semi-detailed Blue Wings. Heads are fully detailed.Back feathers are raised. The basic markings and patterns are painted while leaving the beauty of the wood to compliment the design. Approx Dimensions 11 x 5.x 5.. Basswood with acrylic. SOLD