Category: Nature Digital Art
Posted: March 13, 2016

Great-tailed Grackle

Looking for Food

by cleo85 Interested in this? Contact The Artist

Birds - Art Contest Entry 
The Great-tailed Grackle [Quiscalus mexicanus] is a passerine bird native to the Americas. The males get about to 230 g and 17 inches [43 cm]. The tail is occupying almost the half of the of the birds size. They are jet-black with feathers which have a violet-blue iridescent shine. The females are much smaller, only about 125g, 13 inches [33 cm]. They are brownish black with pale brown throat and belly. All juveniles have the colors of females. They feed usually on fruit, seeds, and invertebrates. They are brave birds. They will steel food from domestic animals and pets. They will bag humans for scarps as sometimes seen in open air restaurants. The painting shows a male searching for food.
Post Type: Digital Art Digital Painting | 2D Art Painted digitally on blank canvas, oil colors, palette knife, oil brushes of various size

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