dimanche 20 janvier 2013

Village Weaver at nest, near Kakum rainforest 
(Ghana 1996), ink on paper 21 x 29 cm

jeudi 22 mars 2012

Eurasian Bittern / Butor étoilé

While scanning wet marshes for breedig bird suddendly this Bittern rised between the salicornia bushes and started walking towards us too close at probably 4-5 meters and had enough time over 20 mn  to make some great observation. Thanks to Feten who spotted it first.

vendredi 23 septembre 2011

Study of dead leaves

Study of dead leaves in my garden, watercolor

Small sketches

Lebna dam lake

Chebika Montain oasis

Jebel Metloui

I usually make rapid small squared paintings in the side of the sketchpad a part of the main work, when in a hurry an not enough time to get details, just to rember the site or to have an overview of the surroundings.

First Collared Doves in Tunisia

Sketch of first Collared Doves discovered in Tunisia in 1991 at Bizerte in the garden of my friend Issam.


Sketckes of waterbirds, Black-winged Stilt, Gull-billed Tern, Little Egret, Wood Sandpiper and Black-headed Gull at

Black-headed Gulls

Old Marabout and Swallows

Spring landscape and flying swallows and martins around old Marabout, Béja. Watercolor

jeudi 22 septembre 2011

Oak with Ferns

Oak tree with Fens and moss, Ain Draham

White Stork

White Stork nesting with Sparrows, Ghar el Melah. Waterwolor

Fat Sand Rat

Fat Sand Rat Psamommys obesus  in a hole among salicornia végétation, Hchichina (Gabès). The Psammomys is a small rat found particularly around wetlands (Sebkha and chotts) mainly in arid areas and partly along the coast

Southern wetlands 3

Jemna wetland (south of chott el Jerid) early in the morning. Ink

Waders in the marshes

Black-winged stilt, Grey Plover, Ringed Plover and Curlews in the marshes of at low tide, Gabè: watercolors

Zaghouan Cliffs

Landscape of cliffs and bushes at Zaghouan national park

Oasis of Tozeur

Multitude of trees and plants : Palms, Banana tree, Grenade trees, Common Figs, Amand and lot of birds, reptiles, insects etc... It's Tozeur oasis

Boast and Cliffs

Zarzis coast lines

Cory's Shearwater

Breeding Cory's Shearwater on nest at Zembra national park. Ink