I love painting birds. A couple of years ago I was at the San Francisco Zoo with my camera. There was a group of flamingos all huddled together trying to ignore me. Well, that didn't matter, and in fact with all their heads down except for one, that made for some interesting photos. Just started this painting two days ago. Long way to go on this one. There is some very dramatic and colorful feathering on a couple of these birds...so please return in a week or so to see the changes. By the way what do you call a "bunch of flamingos"?