Tag Archives: egrets

Featuring a few Australian birds

A little while ago I had the pleasure of painting this commission of my cousin and her fiancé, who both studied birds in Australia, commissioned by my other cousin, Marjolein, as a gift. Rosellas are Leonie and Raoul’s particular area of expertise, but … Continue reading

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Egret Morning Exercises

As demonstrated by the egret of the zhengda river rock.

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Egrets mentioned a couple of times

The campus here is studded with egrets! Some days ago I got to watch a little egret with grey beak and yellow feet face off  either a great or intermediate egret, a lazy honker who tried to bully all the … Continue reading

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Wading bird paradise – a glut of Avocets and Spoonbills

I’ve been wanting to see Avocets (‘Kluut’ in Dutch) for years, and suddenly I got to watch and sketch not one but a whole family through Tineke’s telescope, ideally positioned in her attic. They are the most beautifully elegant birds, … Continue reading

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