Tag Archives: bird watching

Video of Lazuli Buntings at Bird Feeder, Montana

The Lazuli Buntings and Western Tanagers are some of my favorite birds to watch in my garden in Montana.

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Spring – almost

Scary climate change making Montana too warm and dry this winter, but it is feeling like spring. Here’s a painting from my portfolio. The birds are checking out all the bird houses in my yard. This painting is a small … Continue reading

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Sparrows and Bees

Watercolor from my nature series is available on items at Society6.

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Gift Ideas For The Nature Lover

This Rocky Mountain nature watercolor is a painting I initially created for a souvenir tee shirt manufacturer.  It’s a timeless design for people who love nature.  Now I offer it on numerous gift items online, like jewelry, mugs, shirts, tiles, … Continue reading

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Cotoneaster In November Snow

This cotoneaster with dark berries is the view out my window this morning.  A peak of the Bridger mountains can be seen in the distance.  The birds need those berries in this cold weather.

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Western Tanager Watercolor

Here is the finished watercolor from the work in progress posted yesterday.   The native wildflowers included in the composition are Indian Paintbrush, Columbine, Shooting Star, and Lupine.  The western tanager bird was the last to be painted.  Now it just … Continue reading

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Wildflowers and Tetons Watercolor

This is a watercolor on my drawing table right now, almost finished.  I have only to paint the Western Tanager bird that is pencilled in on the bottom right.   You may recognize this as another version of a view of … Continue reading

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More fun watching Western tanagers

The day has been cold, rainy and windy, but these four male Western tanagers have persisted at the bird feeders.  There are also several female tanagers, some chickadees and sparrows, as well as a grackle and a flicker at the … Continue reading

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Western tanagers, nature watercolor illustrations

The Western tanager migration through Montana in the spring is one of my favorite experiences in bird watching every year. As part of my watercolor nature series, this painting illustrates the Grand Teton mountains, a male Western tanager, a moose, … Continue reading

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More inspiration from nature

Nature has such beautiful colors.  This pair at my bird feeder, with the shades of green behind them, made an inspiring picture outside my studio window.

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Easter Snow

Easter Snow is the title of a beautiful traditional Irish air.  It is also an event that we experience here in my hometown in Montana around Easter every year.  We have typically deep, wet snow in the spring, and to … Continue reading

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Nature Stripe Watercolor, Large View

Here is a close-up view of the watercolor illustration on my Nature Cap.

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The Downy Woodpecker Is Back

Today the downy woodpecker gave me a better view of himself.  I’m inside at my laptop, shooting at a distance through a window, so the quality is a bit blurry.  This time I could see his pretty red feathered head … Continue reading

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