Wonderful, children’s book plate drawing of a wide variety of birds from around the world. While many recognize the ostrich in the middle of the picture, do you recognize the pretty Hoopoe sitting on a branch on the right of the page? Or the lovely Argus Pheasant on a tree branch in the left of the picture with it’s tail feathers that can grow up to four feet long? How about the Secretary Bird, known for it’s long legs and for feeding on reptiles?
All four of these exotic birds compete for your attention in this wondering mixed bird pix. Best of all, it is in the public domain, downloadable and ready for use in your creative projects.
A Book About Birds was produced by the Religious Tract Society of Great Britain. It contained a number of colored bird images and was first offered for sale in 1865.
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.