Despite what is sung in a classic Christmas song (that drives many people crazy), you’re not likely to find a partridge in a pear tree, or any tree at all, since they are ground dwelling birds that can’t fly very well! (see image…)
This popular and abundant North American backyard bird is the state bird of seven US states – Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia! (see image…)
These big, unusual birds native to Africa and Asia might look like toucans (which are native to South America) but are actually thought to be closer to kingfishers, rollers and bee-eaters. (see image…)
Usually found in the canopies of lowland tropical rainforests of the Solomon Islands, New Guinea and northeastern Australia, the males and females of this bird were originally thought to be two separate species – the Eclectus Parrot! (see image…)
Few animals are as recognizable and beloved as these feathered, flightless and famous celebrities of the South Pole.
Endemic to Antarctica, standing 4 ft (120 cm) tall and weighing 90 lbs (40 kg), Emperor Penguins are the largest of the 17 penguin species. (see image…)
Along rocky cliffs lives the lovable black and white seabirds often nicknamed “clowns of the sea” and “sea parrots”. But these aren’t penguins – they’re Puffins! (see image…)
Found only in the Western Hemisphere with hundreds of different kinds in the American tropics and over a dozen varieties in the United States, the hummingbird is (…read more)
Soaring above the Amazon rain forest with their brightly colored plumage on display, these striking birds are (…read more)
They are the fastest creatures in the animal kingdom, reaching speeds over 200 mph during their impressive hunting dives, called “stoops.” These birds of prey, or raptors, get their name (…read more)
This exclusive resident of New Zealand is sometimes referred to as (…read more)
These proud birds enjoy showing off their plumage. Native to India and Sri Lanka, this fancy forest dweller is famous for it’s long train. see image
Once considered the most numerous bird on Earth with an approximate total of 3 to 5 billion in North America when Europeans arrived. Hunted as a cheap food supply source, the last known wild pigeon was killed in Ohio in 1900.
The last known passenger pigeon, named Martha, died September 1, 1914 in the Cincinnati Zoological Garden where a national landmark memorial stands today. The loss of the passenger pigeon was the first documented extinction of a species at the hand of man.
Here is a painting by Breah of the extinct passenger pigeon: see image
The most recognizable duck found throughout North America and Eurasia. The male’s green head, brown breast and black tail-curl make it one of the most easily identifiable of all ducks. See image
One of the fastest birds on Earth. Reaching speeds of up to 200mph from over a half a mile in the sky. This bird of prey’s name means “wanderer” and has one of the longest migrations of any North American bird. See image
More cartooning fun. An adorable reminder from the Breah’s cartoon animal world about some of our favorite people. See image
A colored-pencil sketch drawing of the magnificent Hyacinth Macaw – the largest Continue reading “Hyancinth Macaw color sketch”
In honor of Waitangi Day (Feb 6) in New Zealand are two featured sketches of the national bird – the Kiwi. A flightless bird Continue reading “Kiwi and Kiwi Chick sketch”
The second largest bird in the world – the Emu – is common throughout most of mainland Australia. Continue reading “Emu sketch”
A pencil sketch drawing of the Laughing Kookaburra, one of four species of kookaburra found in Australia. The Laughing Kookaburra is the largest Continue reading “Kookaburra sketch drawing”
A black and white pencil sketch drawing of an American Bald Eagle. Continue reading “American Bald Eagle head sketch”
A pencil sketch of a male (known as a Tom) Wild Turkey from North America. Happy Thanksgiving from ArtByBreah!
A black and white pencil sketch of the Great Horned Owl.
A quick sketch of a Parrot in flight.
A black and white pencil sketch of a male cardinal on tree branch.
Click here to see a full color Northern Cardinal.
A colored pencil sketch of a Keel-Billed Toucan. One of 34 species of Continue reading “Keel-Billed Toucan”
Black and white pencil sketch of a African black-footed Penguin.
A pencil sketch of a pelican resting on the water’s surface.
A study of the flamingo’s head and neck, another pencil sketch by Breah.
A Peacock in full display presented as a colored pencil sketch.
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