Thursday, March 7, 2013

Winter bird sketching

Couldn't resist this fluffed-up spiky starling!

Loving the little juncos

He was TOO comical!  Look at that grumpy face...

Still loving the wrens...

12 comments:

  1. These are wonderful! I'm partial to wrens :-)

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  2. beautiful as usual but the first one...wow

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  3. Gorgeous sketches Kate! I had to Google 'Junco' as we do not have them here in South Africa, they are beautiful!

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  4. Thanks so much, all! Concetta, the starlings look so comical fluffed out like that--spiky ball for sure! Some are sleek as seals but others sit like this long enough for a quick sketch!

    Maree, we only have them in winter, when they come down to our area, from the North--guess that's why they also call them snowbirds!

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  5. Love all your bird sketches. No wrens here in Iowa yet--they are so dear! I love their song in the summer when they nest in the wren house we've had forever overhanging the back patio. They sing their hearst out!

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    1. These are Carolina wrens, Marcia--they winter over, here. SO sweet...

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  6. Well done sketches. The junkos have been arriving in large numbers here over the last couple of weeks. A harbinger of spring!

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  7. Such a beautiful post, Kate. Wonderful, wonderful birds.

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  8. The winter Bird Sketch is beautiful.. Nice work :)

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