Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A Closer Look | Robin Specimen

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This perfect little robin was lying on the ground outside my gate. 
It is a beautiful specimen of nature. I had to take a closer look.

7 comments:

Petrina Anna said...

hmm. It's kind of like he set himself right down there for you to study.

Carol said...

Beauty at your feet

donna baker said...

Holly, we are so alike. I have bits and bobs of nature stashed everywhere; I need to get a glass cabinet and display my own curiosity cabinet. My last find, was roadrunner feet.

Line Katrin said...

Wow, what a study. I find it so inspiering to see all the pictures from the nature around you as well as your paintings. Here it's been snow all winter and I am so much looking forward to the Spring. Take care!

holly aka golly said...

Thanks all! I'm glad I haven't scared you away with my most recent find! It's just such a great opportunity to study the tiny details.

elizabeth said...

This is one of those things where I cringe when I first notice the poor thing then I get intrigued by the shape, color, lines and want to investigate. This morning out local public radio had a story you might find intersting (http://www.kuow.org/post/found-dead-bird-science-could-use-it). I didn't know there were places to take dead birds and facilities where specimens may be checked out by scientists and artists. Fascinating!

holly aka golly said...

Elizabeth: Thanks for the link!