I love the angle this little guy is perched on the branch. I am really pleased how this one turned out - everything just seemed to work.
Striated Pardalotes are found throughout Australia. They measure between 8 - 10 cm in length and weigh on average 11 grams.
Striated Pardalote measures 3.5 x 2.5 inches and is painted on 30 gsm smooth Arches watercolour paper.
Many thanks to Patrick Kavanagh for the reference photo.