I saw a Cedar Waxwing yesterday……. They do not nest in Texas, so he was just spending the winter here where he could get hit by a truck…..poor pretty bird! Shoulda gone to Grandmother’s where you could get hassled by a feral cat! Click here to read and listen to the sounds of this prettyContinue reading “Cornell Lab of Ornithology”
For the last several years, I have visited the same friends in the Texas Hill Country and I still need directions. Even so, I will inevitably make a wrong turn at the last fork in the road. My favorite friend to visit is a four year old Vulture named Buffy who was orphaned and hadContinue reading “Fly Away Home”
Painted Bunting finally finished!!!!!!
We see these Falcons hovering over our pastures and diving down at awesome speeds, doing flips and dives attacking their prey. They are flashy and beautiful and fun to watch. I am working on this pan pastel painting to add to a series of Falcon paintings that will be part of a fund raiser forContinue reading “American Kestral Pan Pastel Painting”
“What in the world is she doing in there?” The horses are looking through the window into my studio wondering why their breakfast is late……it’s not that they NEED to be fed. It’s just comfort food to compliment their gourmet pasture salad that they were bred to thrive on. A carrot or two and aContinue reading “Flying Egret”
This is my interpretation of the way the Pelicans must feel during a major hurricane. We love going to Rockport and Port Aransas and of-course I fall in love with all the birds.
They are always watchful of their babies and very protective. The coyotes and other predators hardly have a chance with the way that these Mamas aggressively guard their babies. We love to see the Egrets around the cattle and they are as beneficial as they are beautiful to watch. They follow the cows and eatContinue reading “Longhorns Make Good Mamas”
Pobresito Bujo! Poor little owl. She was orphaned as a brancher. One that was a fledgling that could not yet fly. Due to permanent injuries, she is unable to survive in her natural habitat in the wild, but she is not in pain and serves as a ambassador for Last Chance Forever a rapter sanctuaryContinue reading “Con Alas Rotas”
watercolor painting Mallards Flying Hey Mom. Look at us! She must be so proud. Three boys and a girl! Mama duck does it all by herself. All we can do is paint their picture and laugh at them when they take their first few summersaults trying to land for the first time. We love itContinue reading “Ducks Unlimited”
I forgot how wonderful our Canon 300 mm lens is, until I switched from the 70 to 210 zoom to take pictures of the Falcons that were showing off for us. They were the opening act before the fireworks display that we had later the night of the 4th of July. They knew that theyContinue reading “Will Fly For Food”