Cuckoo

2010.6.29 Cuckoo

 

So much is made of the cuckoo’s habit of hiding eggs in other bird’s nests that I know very little about adult cuckoos. As it turns out, many species in the cuckoo family actually do raise their own young. So not all of them are “nest parasites.”

Baby Robin

2010.6.22 Baby RobinI like how angry he looks, and those crazy eyebrow feathers. I’m not thrilled about the hand, but it’s not really the focus of this drawing.