Vintage drawing of a heron patiently waiting to catch a meal. These large water birds stand quietly in the shallows waiting for an unwary fish to come near. With lightening speed, the heron snatches the fish from the water. This heron drawing is in the public domain and ready for downloading.
The Zoo from 1895 is full of wonderful bird drawings by the artist Harrison Weir (1824-1906), including this one.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.