Whimbrel Study

Whimbrel Study

Whimbrel Study Medium: Oil, Image Size: 8″h x 10″w, 2023. I saw this Whimbrel at Morro Bay, California. It was feeding among hundreds of shorebirds along the surf and having a feast. The birds were impressive, beautiful, and elegant. There were Long...
Sheltering Shorebirds

Sheltering Shorebirds

Sheltering Shorebirds Medium: Watercolor, Image Size: 21″h x 27.5″w, 2023. I saw these shorebirds huddled among rocks and boulders at Bandon, Oregon. The wind was howling that day, so these little guys were perfectly sheltered in the lee of the rocks. The...
Sandpiper and Twisted Kelp

Sandpiper and Twisted Kelp

Sandpiper and Twisted Kelp Medium: Watercolor, Image Size: 15.25″h x 23.5″w, 2019. Winter storms often deposit huge piles of kelp on the shore. The powerful forces of the waves interweave and twist the uprooted kelp into beautiful, complex masses much like...
Shorebird Ensemble

Shorebird Ensemble

Shorebird Ensemble Medium: Watercolor, Image Size: 17.25″h x 23.5″w, 2016. My husband and I were beach strolling at Morro Bay, California when we saw hundreds of shorebirds strolling and hunting along the surf and having a feast. I was so impressed with...
Surf’s Edge Oystercatcher

Surf’s Edge Oystercatcher

Surf's Edge Oystercatcher Medium: Watercolor, Image Size: 25.25”h x 19.25”w, 2022. I enjoy watching Oystercatchers dart among the rocks in the intertidal zone as they probe for mussels, mollusks, and other invertebrates. It’s fun to watch them fly up to avoid...