The small birds are fascinating to watch, perpetually in motion, calling, eating, flying and singing. Even the tiniest of birds feels safe hopping around on the walkway between the visiting feet.
|Gouldian or Rainbow Finch|
|Rainbow Finch and Zebra Finch|
|Orange headed Ground Thrush|
|Japanese White Eye|
Colourful cactii and beautiful orchid.
I only saw these pigeons once, they all (7 or 8 of them) flew in to the water basins, drank, posed and then were gone.
|Pied Imperial Pigeons|
Here is a short amusing video called "For the Birds":
I have been splashing a lot of colour around lately in my studio. Here are two watercolour paintings I have finished this week (both Italian scenes):
This one is of statues in Montepulciano:
I have a show of my latest paintings, starting this weekend and lasting until the end of March, at Pane E Formaggio (4532 West 10th Avenue). See the paintings and details at Gillian Olson Art