Watercolor of the 19 cm. large, ground nesting bird: Common ringed plover, Charadrius hiaticula ( Stor Præstekrage)
Watercolor of Little ringed plover - Charadrius dubius ( Lille Præstekrage) , a 15cm. ground nesting bird, living close to water.
Second sketch of the Pied avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta ( Klyde), sometimes I do several to study the bird type from different angles and to experiment painting the details and shape in different ways
Bird study of a large wading bird, living in Europe, Asia and migrating to Africa and Southern Asia in winter. The Pied avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta ( Klyde)
The Tundra swan ( Tundra Schwan - Pibevane - Cygnus columbianus) is a smaller swan, living high up North, both in America, Europe and Asia
( 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
Watercolor of 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