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Red Letter Bird

Spring in southern Nova Scotia is well under way, and we have been blessed by a plethora of excellent and unusual birds. Our garden feeders have been busy with Grosbeaks, Indigo Buntings and Baltimore Orioles, amongst the more common visitors, but we have yet to be graced with one of this species, the spectacular male Scarlet Tanager. 274 more words

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Little Blue Bird

‘What a fine fellow you are little blue bird,’ she whispered. Flattered by her words, he decided to stay for a while.

The ephemera: Original French document 1879; high quality copy of natural history illustration of a blue bird.

Size: 5 inches square


'Hoo's' Looking at You?

I’ve been a bit busy doing some work around the house recently, still painting but wielding a much larger brush, so have neglected my art at little. 332 more words

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An Improbability of Puffins

When is black not black? When looking at the plumage of ostensibly black and white birds, that’s when. You would think that painting Atlantic Puffins would be simple, lots of black and white and some big, silly coloured bills, but no…that plumage has a lot of subtle colouration, greys, browns, blues as well as ‘black’! 602 more words

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Collage Textile art - Birds & Buttons

For the love of Birds (& dogs) paper and fabric collage with buttons and threads.

Each piece is framed, 14 inch square.

I’m inspired by the seasons, my favorite is Spring, but if you ask me in the Fall which is my favorite, I’ll say Fall. 17 more words