Thursday, December 23, 2010

Christmas Sapsucker

Today, I was putting a few finishing touches on Trina Marie, a pet portrait. When I get to a certain point in any artwork I like to photograph it. It gives me a perspective then I can see where I need to do.
While outside, I heard a Yellow-bellied Sapsucker. It is a wonderful call. The bird was in my Bradford pear tree. The leave were reds, yellows and greens. This bird just worked away on the tree as I watched. When I brought my camera over to click a picture it took off and landed in a live oak tree. What a neat bird!

Several years back I spent a whole day just drawing a sapsucker in the same tree. Merry Christmas.

1 comment:

dAwN said...

Such a beautiful bird..glad you were able to enjoy it.
Happy Holidays to you!