Tag: bird sketch

Finally Finches at Feeder Watercolor Sketch

Finally. After hanging the feeder at my new residence and watching not one single guest partake for 4 WEEKS….finally….a pair of American Goldfinches happily dine and I in the window, happily watch with a big silly grin from ear to ear. So I start…

Hike at Little Red Schoolhouse

There are so many treasures to be found while hiking. Let me share with you a secret on how to get the most out of your hike: Walk slow and be quiet, scan the ground as well as both sides of the trail with your eyes as you…

Birds at My Feeder Sketch

Last Saturday, this was the scene from my window. Oh how happy I was! You may be thinking, “So what? You have birds that visit your feeder.” This scene however, with a chickadee, a white-breasted nuthatch, and a male downy woodpecker happened at the same…

Northern Flicker Sketch

Oh BOY! Look who came to visit me. It’s a male northern flicker and he is eating ants in my driveway. What do I mean, “…in my driveway”? Here’s what happened: This very large woodpecker was hopping on my driveway. The northern flicker prefers…

Nuthatch at my Feeder

Oh BOY! Look who came for a visit at my feeder today!!! It’s the white-breasted nuthatch! My friend now, I guess. So why the heck am I so excited about a year round bird in my state of Illinois? Because he never visits me!…