Portrait of a Fieldfare
Fieldfares are a type of thrush that migrate to Britain in winter from Scandinavia; some years we don't see many, but this winter there have been lots, hoovering up the hawthorn and rowan berries. This bird was one of a huge flock at RSPB Saltholme. HP paper with ink and cobalt blue, transparent yellow and permanent rise watercolour.
About the Artist
I'm an amateur painter from County Durham. I sketch and paint for my own enjoyment and relaxation; in particular, looking at the plants and animals in our local area and attempting to paint them. My painting "Goldfinches on Teasel" was chosen to be made into a card by Tees Valley Wildlife Trust. I…View full profile