Bird Art

Throughout the ages, people have depicted birds, from early cave paintings and petroglyphs to modern day artists. Click on the link below each image to visit other websites with more examples of each artist’s work.

Nazca Hummingbird, 310 feet long<br />
Geoglyph created by the Nazca in Peru

Nazca Hummingbird – 310 feet long
Geoglyph created by the Nazca in Peru
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nazca_Lines

 

Pigeon on a Peach Branch, by Emperor Huizong (1082 - 1135)

Pigeon on a Peach Branch, by Emperor Huizong (1082 - 1135)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emperor_Huizong_of_Song

 

Tawny Owl, by Thomas Bewick (1753 - 1828)

Tawny Owl, by Thomas Bewick (1753 - 1828)
http://www.bewicksociety.org/galleries/publications.html

 

 

Carolina Parakeet, by Alexander Wilson (1766 - 1813)

Carolina Parakeet, by Alexander Wilson (1766 - 1813)
http://www.wilsonsociety.org/AWilsonplates/index.html

 

Bobwhite, by John James Audubon (1785 - 1851)

Bobwhite, by John James Audubon (1785 - 1851)
Audubon’s Birds
http://web4.audubon.org/bird/BoA/BOA_index.html

 

Sicklebill Hummingbird, by John Gould (1804 - 1881)

Sicklebill Hummingbird, by John Gould (1804 - 1881)
http://www.audubonart.com/02_gall_gou1.asp

 

Orchid and Hummingbirds, by Martin Johnson Heade (1819 - 1904)

Orchid and Hummingbirds, by Martin Johnson Heade (1819 - 1904)
http://www.martin-johnson-heade.org/

 

Harlequin Duck, by Louis Fuertes (1874 - 1927)

Harlequin Duck, by Louis Fuertes (1874 - 1927)
http://cidc.library.cornell.edu/Fuertes2000/fuertes.asp

 

Mockingbird, by Roger Tory Peterson (1908 - 1996)

Mockingbird, by Roger Tory Peterson (1908 - 1996)
http://rtpi.org/

 

Cardinal, by Charley Harper (1922 - 2007)

Cardinal, by Charley Harper (1922 - 2007)
http://charleyharperartstudio.com/

 

Blue-winged Teal, by Sue deLearie Adair

Blue-winged Teal, by Sue deLearie Adair, one of many artists showcased at Birding Art – an online gallery for contemporary bird art and illustration:
http://www.birdingart.com/index.html

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