Bird eggs painting

Next painting illustrating different type of bird eggs. To paint the high lights and soft shadows on the eggs I used the Adobe Photoshop painting program. Honey Buzzard ( Pernis apivorus) egg,  Common Raven (Corvus corax) egg,  Golden Oriole (Oriolus … Continue reading

Nestling types

There are two main types of nestling. One is the downy precocial chick like the Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) and the other the naked altricial nestling, the typical song-bird nestling like Blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla). The precocial or nidifugous chick is active soon … Continue reading

Types of Nests

The next painting illustrating different types of nests. 1. Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) 2. European Goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis) 3. Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus) 4. Collared Flycatcher (Ficedula albicollis) 5. Song Thrush (Turdus philomelos) 6. Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

Good Neighbourhoods, the red-footed falcon and the rook

“The red-footed falcon (Falco vespertinus) belongs to the Falconidae family and the Falconiformes order. The red-footed falcon is the only raptor species of the region that breeds in colonies and in solitary nests as well. As other falco species, they occupies … Continue reading