Category: Wildlife

My wildlife sightings and photos

Nuthatch, A New Garden Visitor

Last week I was sitting at the kitchen table, having breakfast, and watching the birds through my binoculars when a surprise visitor appeared. A bird I had only seen on two occasions before, high up in tree tops, a nuthatch. It has since become a frequent visitor. What a lovely addition to the garden. Here’s […]

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Eagle Antics Cartoons: Golden vs White-tailed Part 2

Earlier this year I posted a blog [here] showing in cartoon form one of the differences between Golden and White-tailed Eagles. Here is another cartoon, Sibling Rivalry. It is not uncommon for Golden Eagles to have twins, but the youngest can get an incredibly rough deal compared to White-tailed Eagle siblings. In fact, while Goldens […]

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Puffin Paintings and Wildlife of the May

This blog takes a look at the inspiration behind a couple of my Puffin wildlife art paintings. My Puffin paintings were inspired by visits to the Isle of May, a small island in the Firth of Forth. I first visited in 2013 on a beautiful summer’s day, in comparison to 2014, when it was wet, […]

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Wildlife Seen in Dumfries and Galloway

A selection of photos I took of some of the wildlife I spotted on my recent holiday in south west Scotland. © Karen Hartnell Follow Me On:

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Wildlife Art: Golden Eagle, Golden Skye

This blog takes a look at the inspiration behind one of my wildlife art paintings: Golden Eagle, Golden Skye. During November 2013, I was undertaking a long walk on the Isle of Skye. It was mid-morning and the light across to the Outer Hebrides was stunning. Shafts of sunlight broke through the clouds, illuminating the […]

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