The common magpie is one of the most intelligent birds—and one of the most intelligent animals to exist. Their brain-to-body-mass ratio is outmatched only by that of humans and equals that of aquatic mammals and great apes. (Source: the Britannia)
Capturing him in his intelligent yet curious state, as he looks out across the field of wild grass and flowers, he is proud, he outsmarts us all.
Acrylic on canvas board, unframed. 50cm x 40cm
Varnished for protection.