Birding on winter day

Wildlife artist can not just stay in atelje. You have to search for inspiration and painting ideas. Today it was very dark day but still we managed to see species like Hawk Owl, White-backed Woodpecker, Marsh Tit, nice male Sparrow Hawk and lots of Goldeneyes and Mergancers.

Hanna Aalto

During the day we visited this very nice and active hawk owl. It hunted this vole in front of our eyes. They have great eye sight and this bird poitend its prey from couple of hundres of meters! Video by Janne Aalto