Bird Art

See also: Animals

Beautiful Birds
Masterpieces from the Hill Ornithology Collection including wood engravings, hand colored lithographs and chromolithographs, and metal engravings and etchings.

Selected images and information from the Birds! exhibition, National Library of Australia.

Birds, Bees and Blooms
A selection of images from natural history books in the Glasgow University Library Special Collections.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Birds
View around 148 images of works of art related to birds in the subject index of the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. See also: Birds of the Andes

The Brilliance of Bird and Flower Painting
An online presentation of 13 paintings and objects in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

MFA Images: Birds & Bird Illustrations
An online collection of birds in art from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Animals: Birds
View around 300 images in the WorldImages database from the California State University IMAGE Project.

The Getty: Birds
View an online collection of over 330 objects related to birds in the Getty Museum.

National Galleries of Scotland: Birds
A small collection of objects including paintings by John Duncan, Salvador Dali, and others.

Brooklyn Museum: Birds
View a selection of objects in the online collections of the Brooklyn Museum, including paintings and objects with a number of woodblock prints by Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige.

The Birds of America
View illustrations from John James Audubon's The Birds of America (1826-1838) presented by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

Never Mind the Pussy Cat: The Ornithological Art of Edward Lear
Information about his life and work with a small selection of images, an online exhibition at the Albert R. Mann Library, Cornell University.

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear
Includes images of Lear's parrots, plus a variety of other birds and mammals in the digital collections of The Ewell Sale Stewart Library at the Academy of Natural Sciences.

Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio
The Nelson E. Jones Family's Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio, a Smithsonian Institution Libraries online exhibition that presents this rare book compiled by the friends and family of Genevieve Jones.

Eighteenth century engraved bird illustrations by Francois Nicolas Martinet, an online exhibition in the Smithsonian Digital Library.

NYPL: Birds in Art
View around 145 images of mostly book illustrations in the New York Public Library Digital Gallery.

Birds and Beasts
A section of an online exhibition illustrating Cuba's flora and fauna from the Historical Museum of Southern Florida.

Fuertes Illustrations Collection
An online database of around 2,500 bird illustrations by noted ornithological painter, Louis Agassiz Fuertes, a Cornell University Library presentation.

Mark Catesby's Natural History
An online version of Mark Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, the first volume focuses on birds and the second on fish, reptiles, insects, and plants.

John Gould: His Birds and Beasts
An exhibition from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, at the University of Kansas featuring images created by 19th century ornithological illustrator, John Gould.

S. Edgar March: Nova Scotia Bird Watercolours
Around 57 watercolor illustrations of birds native to Nova Scotia, an online exhibit made available by Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management.

East Coast Birds
Browse Robie Tufts' Birds of Nova Scotia online at the Museum of Natural History.

Smithsonian National Bird Collection
View around 422,553 specimen records in the online database provided by The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Division of Birds.

Wing Image Collection
A searchable index of bird wing and tail photographs from The Slater Museum of Natural History.

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