Coastal paths, research watercolors of animals

Sketching up birds, mammals and fish from along the coastal trails

Text and watercolors by Frits Ahlefeldt,
Here are the bird, fish and mammal watercolors from the last few days:

(Alternative: Click on one of the watercolors to see them all as slides instead )

I’ve spent the last few days researching nature and animal species along coastal trails, working on making coastal trails in Northern Europe. ( The big research project is a National hiking trail around Denmark ) There are a lot of animal species – some of them critically endangered ( like the European Eel ) Other species ( like the Grey Seal ) Now bounce back along the coasts creating shock waves through-out the fragile coastal ecosystems, as they impact other species that have been pushed close to the edge of extinction