Tag: bird

Robin’s Miracle Watercolor Sketch

Amazing work, that’s done by hand less wonders. So graceful the bed which to incubate life. I’m in awe. This nest was built on my friend’s gutter right by her front door. She has a mirror that looks like a dentist’s tool, which she…

Chukar Partridge Photos and Sketch

This chukar partridge was spotted by my cousin Jackie, who called me and asked, “Do you have your camera?!? GET OUTSIDE!!!” So I ran. What are you doing here Mr. Chukar? You live on the western part of the US year round and you…

Gull Sketch

Last week I made a visit to a local retention pond, turned park and made a quick sketch. Centennial Park has a paved walking trail and a pier. The pier had several gulls and even though they are not my favorite birds (I call…

Chickadee Love

If there ever was a pleasant birdie, that can instantly uplift your mood, it is most definitely the black-capped chickadee. This tiny little creature (only 5″ at the most) is a bundle of pure energy. If you ever have the privilege of one visiting your feeder, it will…

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…

Mr. Rose-Breasted Grosbeak at my House!

What a handsome man! Look who just came to my house! Isn’t he something! This is a male rose-breasted grosbeak. He is a summer resident in Chicago and I am very happy to be his hostess! This is my fist sighting of the year and last…