European magpie watercolors

It’s not the most popular bird around – but it is one of the most intelligent

European Magpie ( Pica pica ) Bird watercolor illustrations

When drawing outdoors I can often hear them, talking together, it sounds that way, and the experts say they actually communicate amazingly well, coordinating, maybe even planning… and who knows what else. They are beautiful birds, but too smart for comfort some might say.

It is almost like I can see it on them, they watch me while I’m painting, jumping around, watching me, watching everything with their curious eyes…

European magpie - Pica pica. Watercolor illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Dw00483 European magpie watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt
European magpie - Pica pica. Watercolor illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Dw00482 European magpie watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt
European magpie - Pica pica. Watercolor illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Dw00481 European magpie watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt
European magpie - Pica pica. Watercolor illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt
Dw00480 European magpie watercolor by Frits Ahlefeldt

Frog watercolor and text by Frits Ahlefeldt

Keywords: birds, wildlife, watercolor, species, animals, environment, biodiversity, watercolour, painting, art, denmark, watercolor artist, akvareller, fugle, biodiversitet, akvarelmaler, akvarelkunst

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