Tag: birds

Garden Birds – Long-tailed Tits

  Whilst counting for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch last weekend, I tried to sketch my little visitors as I watched.  A flock of Long-tailed Tits flew in to the feeder, and most of my drawings were of these charismatic little birds – I found it difficult  as they all moved around so quickly!  I […]

Lichen and Butterfly wings

  It hasn’t been a surprise lately that the ground around the old Sycamore tree has been littered with small branches and twigs, as the wind has been punishingly strong.  The messy scattering of  strewn pieces are gnarled, twisted and covered in lichen.  I’ve collected them up and put them in the woodshed. At this […]