6" x 6"
This fine fellow is a willow ptarmigan, a type of grouse. At the beginning of winter their feathers turn from brown and russet to pure white. To me, that is a wonderful mystery of nature. Their feet are covered with hair-like feathers and they will burrow into the snow for warmth.
I found this to be a fun challenge, painting white on white with only the blue shadows defining distance and shape.