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Blue Gulls
Blue Gulls
Chickadee and Sea Myrtle
Chickadee and Sea Myrtle
Collared Redstart
Collared Redstart
Hermit Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Inca Jay
Inca Jay
Many Banded Aricari
Many Banded Aricari
Barred Puffbird
Barred Puffbird
Ferruginous Pygmy Owl
Ferruginous Pygmy Owl
Bay Headed Tanager
Bay Headed Tanager

A painting from my first trip to Trinidad. The brightly colored tanager had competition from the large cocoa pods.

Yellow-throated Toucan
Yellow-throated Toucan

While in Costa Rica, I got to spend most of a day in a birding tower. While up there, a particular Cecropia tree became a prime perch for a variety of birds, including this Toucan.

March Red-Winged Blackbird
March Red-Winged Blackbird
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Snipe
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Durham Fairground Bobolink.jpg
Durham Fairground Bobolink.jpg
Caltalpa Hummingbird
Caltalpa Hummingbird

This Ruby-throated Hummingbird was hiding among the huge leaves of a Catalpa Tree. Only when the sunlight hit it's bright red throat did I spot it.

Northern Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Woodland Sprites
Woodland Sprites

Blackburnian Warblers painted for the May/June 2004 Bird Watcher's Digest. I placed them in their favorite habitat, a Hemlock Tree.

Winter Chickadees
Winter Chickadees

Painted after a long cold winter hike where the only signs of life was these two Black-capped Chickadees.

Night Watch
Night Watch

Originally painted for the November / December 2002 Bird Watchers Digest. The painting shows a roosting Great Horned Owl getting ready to begin it's hunt.

Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Long-eared Owl
Long-eared Owl
Gibbous Moon Hawk
Gibbous Moon Hawk

This scene was literally across the street from me in my neighbor's yard. This Red-shouldered Hawk was hidden until I saw it's dramatic shadow on the trunk of the Oak tree. The Gibbous moon was rising in the background.

Just Back
Just Back

Every year I look forward to early march on my local pond when the Ring-necked Ducks arrive on their way to their northern nesting grounds. Their stark black and while pattern really stands out from the murky pond.

Griswold Oystercatcher
Griswold Oystercatcher

Watercolor done in the field at Griswold Point, CT.

The Fog is Rising
The Fog is Rising

Painted for the August 2001 Bird Watcher's Digest, this scene depicts Atlantic Puffins sitting quietly on their nesting site on Michias Seal Island.

Set Marsh Egret
Set Marsh Egret
Curlew & the Ring of Brodgar
Curlew & the Ring of Brodgar

Back in 2000, we took a trip to the Neolithic henge and stone circle in Orkney, Scotland called the Ring of Brodgar. I placed a flying Curlew with the 4500 year old stones in the background.