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Shorebirds or Waders Line Art & Full Color Illustration

Highly detailed B&W line art and color shorebird fine art prints made from original drawings

illustrations of shorebirds
Drawing of various species of shorebirds and waders. All illustrations are hand drawn and expertly rendered. All illustrations are available in both line art and full color. In the gallery is the American Bittern, Anhinga, Belted Kingfisher, Brown Pelican, Great Blue Heron, Great Egret, Japanese Crane, Scarlet Ibis, Short-Billed Dowitcher, Virginia Rail, Wood Stock and several other species of bird. illustrations are available in both black and white line art and full color. High quality prints made on acid-free archival paper are available of all drawings in the gallery. Signed prints made on acid-free archival paper are available of all drawings in the gallery. If you do not see the shorebird or wader you're looking for please contact the artist to make a suggestion.  Custom illustrations of specific birds can be ordered as well.  For more information and pricing please call 1 (800) 913-7906 or send an email to the artist. All drawings shown are available in both B&W line art versions and color

The bird images are also available for stock art illustration.

American Avocet
Art Illustration
american avocet line art and full color illustration
American Bittern
Art Illustration
american bittern line art and full color illustration
American Flamingo
Art Illustration
american flamingo fine art illustration
Art Illustration
Anhinga fine art illustration
Belted Kingfisher
Art Illustration
belted kingfisher fine art illustration
Black-Backed Kingfisher
Art Illustration
Black-Backed kingfisher fine art illustration
Black-Necked Stilt
Art Illustration
Black-Necked Stilt fine art illustration
Black Oystercatcher
Art Illustration
Black Oystercatcher fine art illustration
Blue Crane
Art Illustration
Blue Crane fine art illustration
Blue-Footed Booby
Art Illustration
Blue-Footed Booby fine art illustration
Brown Booby
Art Illustration
Brown Boobyfine art illustration
Brown Pelican
Art Illustration
Brown Pelican fine art illustration
California Seagull
Art Illustration
california seagull fine art illustration
Chilean Flamingo
Art Illustration
chilean flamingo fine art illustration
Common Moorhen
Art Illustration
Common Moorhen fine art illustration
Demoiselle Crane
Art Illustration
Demoiselle Crane fine art illustration
Gray-Crowned Crane
Art Illustration
Gray-Crowned Crane fine art illustration
Great Blue Heron
Art Illustration
great blue heron fine art illustration
Great Egret
Art Illustration
great egret fine art illustration
Greater Yellowlegs
Art Illustration
Greater Yellowlegs fine art illustration
Green Heron
Art Illustration
green heron fine art illustration
Green Kingfisher
Art Illustration
green kingfisher fine art illustration
Grey Heron
Art Illustration
Grey heron fine art illustration
Heermann's Gull
Art Illustration
heermann's gull fine art illustration
Hooded Crane
Art Illustration
Hooded Crane fine art illustration
Japanese Crane
Art Illustration
japanese or red-crowned crane fine art illustration
Art Illustration
killdeer illustration
Least Bittern
Art Illustration
Least Bittern fine art illustration
Little Blue Heron
Art Illustration
little blue heron fine art illustration
Long-Billed Curlew
Art Illustration
Long-Billed Curlew fine art illustration
Magnificent Frigatebird
Art Illustration
Magnificent Frigatebird fine art illustration
Marbled Godwit
Art Illustration
Marbled Godwit fine art illustration
Roseate Spoonbill
Art Illustration
roseate spoonbill fine art and full color illustration
Ruddy Turnstone
Art Illustration
Ruddy Turnstone fine art and full color illustration
Sandhill Crane
Art Illustration
sandhill crane fine art illustration
Scarlet Ibis
Art Illustration
scarlet ibis fine art and full color illustration
Short-Billed Dowitcher
Art Illustration
Short-Billed Dowitcher fine art illustration
Snowy Egret
Art Illustration
snowy egret fine art illustration
Spotted Sandpiper
Art Illustration
Spotted Sandpiper fine art illustration
Art Illustration
Sunbittern fine art illustration
Art Illustration
Surfbird fine art illustration
Tricolored Heron
Art Illustration
tricolored heron full color and line art illustration
Virginia Rail
Art Illustration
white stork fine art illustration
White Stork
Art Illustration
white stork fine art illustration
Whooping Crane
Art Illustration
whopping crane fine art illustration
Art Illustration
willet fine art illustration
Wood Stork
Art Illustration
wood stork fine art illustration
Yellow-Crowned Heron
Art Illustration
Yellow-Crowned heron fine art illustration
Artist's notes:

shorebird or wader fine art illustrationsShorebirds make great subjects to illustrate. Like all birds, something about their feathers, beaks and feet are very conducive to the medium I work in. I marvel at their gracefulness, as I spy a heron or an egret searching for food in the shallows. Their colors and different sizes and shapes are perhaps the most intriguing of the bird families. Vacationing in northern Wisconsin, I was lucky enough to see a Sandhill Crane take flight from some distance. I was impressed by its massive size that was offset with the ease in which it ascended into the air, quickly clearing the treeline and disappearing over the horizon. Every few weeks I hope to add more shorebirds to this image library. If there's a particular wading bird you'd like to suggest please feel free to email me to request it.

Information about Shorebirds/Waders:

Shorebirds - called 'Waders' outside of North America - are very widespread and inhabit every continent save for Antarctica. They are long-legged most often found in swampy, wetlands area or coastal areas where there is slow moving or stagnant water where they can hunt for prey. Shorebirds feed on nearly any animal they can find in the shallows, such as fish, crustaceans, snails, frogs, snakes and insects. These birds vary greatly in size, from the tiny Least Sandpiper - which is a mere 5 inches (13 cm) long to herons that can be several feet tall. There is some discussion as to what birds fit into this category, but generally it includes snipes, sandpipers, avocets, herons, oystercatchers, cranes and storks.  Shorebirds are some of the greatest migrants in the world, often traveling thousands of miles in a year to reach breed areas. In many locations, shorebird populations are declining due to the disappearance or pollution of the wetlands they depend upon.

High res digital versions of these images may be purchased and downloaded. The artwork may also be licensed for commercial use such as advertising, packaging, displays and other printed materials. Please review the license agreement.
high res downloadable digitial version of these illustrations for stock use

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