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”
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”
We have lots of these birds around the ranch, but these two we call Chilly and Willy have been coming back for the last two years and raising their young in a nearby nest. We supplement their food supply in exchange for the pleasure of watching them soar and show off for us.
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”
mixed media on Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper I love Owls. There is an excellent story about a Barred owl in the Owl Pages http://www.owlpages.com it is called “Tree Child” (19 pages) Amazing story!!!!!
John, Dana and female Barn Owl