Starling (2020)

Starling, 2020, oil on canvas, 30 x 40 cm

Starling, 2020, oil and acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40 cm

The starling is a very common bird which looks black at first glance, but has an iridescent sheen of purple, blue and green. In winter, starlings give very impressive air shows in large formations at dusk, called a ‘murmuration’. Love bird terminology! If you love it too, check out ‘bird collective nouns’ and let yourself be amazed.