Birdspot. On the road. Drawing birds.

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Sketch of a Northern Saw-whet Owl, ink on paper. Many thanks to Dr. Glenn Proudfoot of Vassar College, Christine Guarino, and Luke Tiller for an amazing evening of watching owl banding research in action. For a nice writeup on the experience, see Luke’s blog Under Clear Skies. Below, a detail, so you can kind of see what the ink lines look like.

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9 Responses to “nov 18”

  1. Material for Cute Overload?

  2. those wide eyes take the cake.

  3. [...] See birdspots incredible saw-whet owl drawing inspired by the evening (here). #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; [...]

  4. WOW – you never fail to amaze me with your work.

    Just beautiful!

  5. Mystical…a dream out of time….

  6. Your artistry, even with a sketch, always engages me.

  7. I have never seen a saw whet in flight. This is wonderful!

  8. This is plain awesome! The sketch is perfect and its details are amazing! Great work.

  9. [...] Just because my owl pictures are so amateur, I thought I’d share one my friend AJ took in Westport CT which he loaned me for my blog before (here). He actually didn’t like this shot very much – shows you how good his best ones are!!!! You can find more of his owl (and other bird) pictures from Sherwood Island in the links on the side of the page. You can also read about the time I went owl banding (here) and see some of the great sketches my friend Birdspot produced from the trip (here). [...]

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