Vintage photograph of a pied-billed grebe. Grebes are marsh birds who can dive underwater to catch fish. This handsome fellow would make a great addition to your creative project.
A big name for a big book full of wonderful bird images. They were drawng by Chester A. Reed (1876-1912) and appeared in the 1914 release of The Bird Book, Illustrating in natural colors more than seven hundred North American birds; also several hundred photographs of their nests and eggs.
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.