The 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...
Through many days I've been working with understanding and drawing up challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic, sometimes I just need a break and draw something else, paint something else - like the Kentish plover bird here
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.
Still trying to grasp the change here, from fighting loneliness, to moving as far away from each other as possible... it seems like it happened in a second
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