Draw-a-Bird Day for March brings smallest and largest birds
We got hummingbirds and eagles and lots in between. Special tribute to Eileen, who sent drew two birds, one done digitally and one done the old-fashioned way.
Also, special note that two of the birds are drawn by youngsters.
Here are this month’s birds.
Eileen Leahy: Takahe [a New Zealand bird]. iPhone 4s app.
Eileen Leahy: Hummingbird in Costa Rica. Wax pastels. Eileen says this may be a green-breasted mango. What do you birders think?
Jack Doyle, age 12: Eagle. Watercolor pencils and pastels. Jack is Anne Shields’s grandson.
Erin Karr, age 4: Bird for Aunt Marian, 1966. Ballpoint pen. Brown marks are from nonarchival Scotch tape used in Aunt Marian’s 1966 journal.
Vince Iannacchione: Owl Bank, pencil. Vince notes that piggy banks are out.
Tara Hamilton: Hummingbird. iPad.
Tom Eichenberger: Pullet Together. Felt tip pen and colored pencil.
Marian Wiseman: Robins. Watercolor.
Linda Norton: Flamingo. Watercolor.
Eileen Cornett: Cardinal. Pencil.
Don’t forget, all you blog readers: Your birds are welcome, and anything you send before midnight April 8 will be included in the April DAB-Day post. Send your birds to email@example.com.
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