Category: Wildlife

My wildlife sightings and photos

Eagle Antics Cartoons: Golden vs White-tailed Part 1

I enjoy drawing cartoons, most notably the antics of Scotland’s white-tailed eagles. In my blog I’m going to tell you some of the stories behind the cartoons I’ve drawn over the years, as I have based many of them on real-life observations during my many hours watching these birds. First up, differences between the two […]

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Puffin Coloured Pencil Portrait

After my first attempt with colour pencils (blog about my Red Squirrel coloured pencil drawing here), I wanted to try another wildlife piece and opted for one of my favourite birds, the Puffin.  After some more research into the various types of coloured pencils, and which would suit my needs the best, I opted for […]

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Red Squirrel Coloured Pencil portrait

Towards the end of 2019, I was thinking about a new art challenge for myself for the New Year. Coloured pencils are something I haven’t had a proper go at.  I’ve had a tin of Derwent Drawing Pencils sat in a draw for a few years, unused. Bought on a whim of thinking I would […]

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Red Squirrel Capers Continue

In my previous blog here I posted a few photos of my new Red Squirrel garden visitors. Since then, another new male has also been turning up, and a female has visited again. I’m not sure if it is the same female as before, her ear tufts are smaller and there is no obvious scar […]

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Red Squirrel Visitors

I’ve been lucky to receive these lovely visitors to my garden over the last four weeks. I have my trail camera set up on the feeding area to catch them when I’m not watching. I ended up buying a squirrel feeder a day after I saw the first squirrel and it’s being well used. I […]

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