With this one, I had the background a bit too light to begin with but once I darkened it, the painting just come to life. Rather pleased how it finally turned out.
The Whinchat is found in Europe and Western Asia and winter in Africa. They range between 12 - 14 cm in length and weigh between 13 - 26 grams.
Whinchat measures 2.5 x 3.5 inches and is painted on 300gsm Arches smooth watercolour paper.
Many thanks to Frank Vassen for the reference photo.