Saturday, 20 September 2014

Nature's Finest - the Bullfinch

I have only ever seen the beautiful male bullfinch in his splendid salmon pink waistcoat only once. I was completely mesmerized by his dashing colours and knew instantly that he was the next bird I would create in wire. Unfortunately I can't get a Bullfinch salmon pink wire so my creation has to be proper pink instead! It gives the general impression though, I hope!

They are uncommon visitors to gardens, with a preference for rural gardens close to woodland or scrub. Perhaps that's why I was lucky enough to have one on my garden fence this year.

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