Blog Category: Birds

Portrait of a Sarus Crane

Portrait of a Sarus Crane

When you look into the mirror, do you fall in love with yourself or the image of yourself? Falling in love with the reflection of yourself is an illusion, it is not the real you…

Portrait of a Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture

Portrait of a Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture

This is not your typical beautiful bird but she is, nonetheless, beautiful to me. This is the critically endangered Rüppell’s griffon vulture, the world’s highest-flying bird. There are lesser than 22,000 mature individuals left in the world and the population is declining extremely rapidly…

Portrait of a Female Wood Duck

Portrait of a Female Wood Duck

I was trying to figure out the difference between the female wood duck and the mandarin duck when working on this frame. They look almost identical…

Portrait of an African Sacred Ibis

Portrait of an African Sacred Ibis

I found it fascinating that every living species in the world have their own story. The sacred ibis is such a bird that is tied to ancient Egyptian history and mythology…

The Wet Saffron Finch

The Wet Saffron Finch

Finches are one of my favorite types of birds. They are usually small but they have all these amazing colors…