Tall and stately is this heron as he wades along the shoreline looking for his next meal. This line drawing is perfect for colorization but it quite striking with its simple pen lines. Anyone looking for copyright great shore bird images or heron images should definitely consider using this free downloadable bird image.
Harrison Weir (1824-1906) remains a popular children’s book illustrator. This bird image is from Bird Tales circa 1889.
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.