Dw00067 Great Crested grebe ( Podiceps cristatus - Toppet Lappedykker ) Research and watercolor
Dw00065 Arctic loon / Black throated loon (Gavia arctica, Sortstrubet lom ) Declining species of loon. Global distribution with subspecies
Dw00064 Red-throated loon research - Gavia stellata - Rødstrubet lom ) Watercolor of the smallest loon in the world
Not many tourists find their way up here, so we had the place to ourselves. Me watching the baltic sea and painting while my daughter walked around looking for stones and crystals among the granite rocks
Dw00169 + Dw00170 Grey plover ( Pluvialis squatarola - Strandhjejle ) The wader bird nests far North Arctic regions, all around the globe from Siberia, to Canada. The Grey plover, or Black bellied plover, as it is called in America, migrates all the way down south - Even to South Africa, Argentina and Australia.
dw00173 - European Golden plover ( Hjejle, Pluvialis Apricaria ) is the fastest game bird in Ireland - Or is it? - The question kicked off the beginning of the book Guinness World records in 1951
Dw00167 Male dotterel ( Pomeransfugl - Charadrius morinellus ) sits on the eggs and rear the chicks, while the more colorful female leaves to find another male
Dw00168 Female dotterel ( Pomeransfugl - Charadrius morinellus ) is the colorful one, while the pale male sits on the nest and rear the chicks she flies off to find another male...
Dw00164 Watercolor of the 19 cm. large, ground nesting bird: Common ringed plover, Charadrius hiaticula ( Stor Præstekrage)
Dw0165 Watercolor of Little ringed plover - Charadrius dubius ( Lille Præstekrage) , a 15cm. ground nesting bird, living close to water.
Dw00162 - Pied avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta ( Klyde) Bird study of a large wading bird, living in Europe, Asia and migrating to Africa and Southern Asia in winter.
Dw00084 Tundra swan ( Tundra Schwan - Pibevane - Cygnus columbianus) is a smaller swan, living high up North, both in America, Europe and Asia
Dw00085 ( Cygnus cygnus - Singschwan - sangsvane ) Large type of swan breeding far up north and with a call that can be heard more than a km. away. The Whooper swan talks a lot, and some people think they have so many different sounds it might make up a simple language
Dw00086 Mute swan ( Höckerschwan - Knopsvane ) One of the heaviest birds to fly the mute swans are both much celebrated in Europe - and considered an aggressive spreading, invasive species in America
This owl portrait has been looking at me from a distance, I see it when I least expect to, on a shelf or on the floor
Sketching up biodiversity research here in the mid of the winter, learning about the lives and habitats of more and more species of birds
A more round watercolor study of the common blackbird ( (Turdus merula) Part of my biodiversity watercolors