Cute Irish birds (paintings)

I painted this card for my sister’s birthday (even though she’s more into lipstick than birds). Ireland has a disproportionate number of adorable birds and I just love them. I can’t help it! I think these paintings are pretty cute too ;). It’s kind of hard to tell from the scan, but I include their […]

Yet another adorable Irish bird…Long-tailed tits

Every time I think I’ve found the most adorable Irish bird (be it stumpy toddy or robin), I find another, even more adorable bird. In this case, the long-tailed tit! They are gregarious, curious, and teeny tiny little fluffs. I just love them. I texted my mother when I found them, “They are so cute, […]

Some cute female Chaffinches

These chaffinches were clearly interested in this outdoor seating area at a restaurant. Of course curious birds looking for handouts make great photography models… Are you gonna give me something or what?! You can see that cute little green rump Anyone who eats outside with me has to tolerate me paying attention to everything other […]

Some Irish Birds

I keep delaying this post because I’m still accumulating new species, but here are some of the bird** species I’ve seen (and managed to get photographs of) since I moved to Ireland. Coot: Wood Pigeon: Treecreeper: Robin: Pigeon: Swan: Firecrest: (Cute little guys, same genus as our American kinglets) Magpie: Okay, so the magpies are […]