The Common Grackle is a favorite of mine – strong and elegant – a smart mischief maker. Nothing common about them their black iridescent coloring reminds me of a black opal. I would love to entertain them in my garden. I have no Grackles in my garden but many Mockingbirds and Cardinals. They are coming for the ripe figs!
Painted with Gouache and watercolor on smooth Fabriano paper.