2 November 07
Last weekend’s controversy about the garganey still has me perplexed. I was delighted to get to the museum today at lunch and find that there was a significant fraction of North American anseridae already laid out for the 1:00 pm systematics class.
I decided to draw the green-winged teal. This bird had much less white in the face than the one we saw on Sunday; clearly, there’s a lot of variation possible, and it reminds me to look hard and draw harder…