Freitag, April 11, 2014

EXTREMADURA--PART 2 -La Serena -Fieldsketching trip-April 2014

Calandra lark sunbathing, one of the most common species in Serena, Bic pen

A corn bunting also sunbathing,by far the most abundant species in Serena

A Griffon vulture in the middle of nowhere , somewhere in Serena, Bic pen

Vultures circling over the plains of Serena, Bic pen

Lesser Kestrel male study, bic pen

A characteristic species of this steppe-like landscape, the little bustard in this case a male, Bic pen

A study of a little owl at first daylight, Bic pen

A male Montagu`s harrier sitting on the ground , also an abundant species in the vast steppes of Serena...Bic pen

Ruin somewhere in the plains...breeding site for Hoopoe, Spotless starlings and choughs...

A Woodchat shrike head study, Bic pen

A woodchat shrike male singing...Bic pen

One more study of a Woodchat shrike singing...I`ll never get tired sketching these birds! Bic pen

EXTREMADURA--PART 1 -Monfragüe National park -Fieldsketching trip-April 2014

Eagle owl at nest, Bic pen study at Portilla del Tietar, Monfragüe National park

A watercolour study of the eagle owl at Portilla del Tietar, Monfragüe National park

A Griffon vulture sitting on a rock while raining, at Portilla del Tietar, Bic pen

A Griffon vulture at nest with its chick, watercolour fieldstudy , Portilla del Tietar

Portilla del Tietar, watercolour study of the location , breeding site for Griffon vultures , Eagle owl and Spanish imperial eagle