Portrait of a male Painted bunting (Passerina ciris), one of North America’s most colourful birds ! The species is still numerous but threatened globally by habitat loss.

Portrait of a male Painted bunting (Passerina ciris), one of North America’s most colourful birds ! The species is still numerous but threatened globally by habitat loss.

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]

Wodden box that’s believed to have once housed game pieces. It’s decorated with painted roundels featuring motifs of booth real life and mythological animals. Made in modern day Germany (Upper Reine region) ~1300 AD. [1955×1352]