Beautiful spread of feathers. The red-tailed hawk is a bird of prey, one of three species colloquially known in the United States as the "chickenhawk," though it rarely preys on standard sized chicken.
Red Warbler (Cardellina ruber) is a small passerine bird endemic to the highlands of Mexico, north of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec. It is closely related to, and forms a superspecies with, the Pink-headed Warbler of southern Mexico and Guatemala.
Watercolor over pencil in Stillman & Birn Epsilon sketchbook. Notes on the sketch read: Marsh Wrens, Canadian River. The landowner welcomes birders, turns back most everyone else. His black angus bull didn’t like me much, though.