Category Archives: Wildlife

Friday Sketchbook: Copenhagen Zoo and a Night of Culture, Too

At the Copenhagen Zoo today, drawing many new animals. The rainforest walkthrough was enchanting- rich and properly steamy with living plants and birds that displayed and sang. A good thing to see in a zoo. This reindeer bull was nosing around a doe … Continue reading

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Sketch of the Day: Red Deer in Rut

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Friday Sketchbook: Odds and Ends

Not a big day for drawing, but a splendid one nonetheless. The agenda included smorrebrød with biologists and a visit with ornithologist/mind-bendingly fine bird artist Jon Fjeldså at the University of Copenhagen. A seven mile walk was taken with a stop at Assistens Cemetary for a moment … Continue reading

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Sketch of the Day: Birds and Botany

Step through the gates of the Copenhagen Botanical Garden and the city vanishes; it’s quiet, serene. A great collection of plants from around the world; a green hulk that looked like a woolly mammoth garbed in lace cap flowers was Hydrangea aspera ssp. sargentiana. The … Continue reading

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Sketch of the day: Vestamager Birch Forest

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Sketch of the Day: Bøllemosen Pond and Bog, Skodsborg

Today is the Autumn Equinox, a national holiday in Denmark. I was hoping it might explain the fireworks lighting up Copenhagen skies for the past three nights in a row, but who can be sure? No matter. I LOVE fireworks. Tivoli Gardens is a … Continue reading

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Sketch of the Day: Migration on a Danish Marsh

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