Sri Lankan Bee-eater.

Sri Lankan Bee-eater.

I expect you know why he\she is siting on that thorny branch. They hang them on those spicks till they are wanted for lunch. They are also known as butcher birds. WEll painted. Love the facial expression.

Beautifully painted Linda - think the correct name is 'Little Green Bee Eater!

Thank you for your comments Jennifer and John. I think I have over painted it. Maybe it would be better without a background.

All these greens are wonderful. The bird still stands proud of the background

I think you are right Jenny. Its the little green bee eater.

Thank you Diana.

Lovely range of greens, Linda, they complement beautifully the turquoise on his face.

Beautiful painting Linda

Many thanks Jenny and Dennis.

Lovely rich greens and blues here Linda.

Many thanks to Sarah and Margaret for your kind comments.

Love that lush green!

Posted by T H on Tue 28 Mar 12:54:16

Thank you Timothy. I think green is a neglected colour, reserved for landscapes.

Hang on Studio Wall

Another Bee-eater from Sri Lanka. Watercolour (A4)

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Linda Wilson

Since retiring from a career in education and training management, I returned to art after a gap of 40 years. Now I travel was much as I can with my husband and take an enormous amount of photographs, some of which I use as reference photos. Meanwhile, I take a weekly course in portraiture and…

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