Black-throated loons swim along in this great vintage drawing of shore birds. This North American bird is a real crowd-pleaser as it dives below the water to catch fish and it makes great fun trying to predict where it will reappear. Bird images like this one are great for bookmarks and other creative projects.
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.