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Bird Illustrator Services for Publications, Museums, Exhibits, and Fine Art

Ferrer+Beals Biomedia has completed bird illustration for animal life encyclopedias, publications, advertising, museums, and private collections. Many species are available as stock images, but custom bird illustration is our specialty. We have access to stock illustration from other bird illustrators, so always ask if the species you’re looking for is available.

Bird illustrator techniques include pen and ink, gouache, watercolor, acrylic, oil, as well as computer generated image creation. With over 20 years of wildlife illustration experience between us, we’re confident we can deliver your project on-time and on-budget. For more information and pricing estimates, click or call Ferrer+Beals at 1(734)717-0974. Don’t forget to ask about our fine art prints using archival quality inks.


North American Birds – Available Stock Images

Family: Albatrosses (Diomedeidae)

Laysan Albatross (Diomedea immutabilis)

Family: Dippers (Cinclidae)

American dipper (Cinclus mexicanus)

Family: Shearwaters, petrals, and fulmars (Procellariidae)

Cory’s shearwater (Calonectris diomedea)

Manx shearwater (Puffinus puffinus)

Short-tailed shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris)

Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis)

Family: Storm-petrals (Hydrobatidae)

Wilson’s storm-petral (Oceanites oceanicus)

Leach’s storm-petral (Oceanodroma leucorboa)

Family: Fowls and Pheasants (Phasiandidae)

Willow ptarmigan (Lagopus lagopus)

Ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus)

Greater prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

Family: Stilts and Avocets (Recurvirostridae)

Black-winged stilt (Himantopus himantopus)

American avocet (Recurvirostra americana)

Family: Plovers and Lapwings (Charadriidae)

American golden-plover (Pluvialis dominica)

Ringed plover (Charadrius hiaticula)

Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Snowy plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)

Family: Swifts (Apodidae)

Black swift (Cypseloides niger)

Chimney swift (Chaetura pelagica)

Family: Pipits and Wagtails (Motacillidae)

Sprague’s pipit (Anthus spragueii)

Family: Babblers (Timaliidae)

Wrentit (Chamaea fasciata)

Family: New World Finches (Emberizidae)

Nelson’s sharp-tailed sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni)

Song sparrow (Melospiza melodia)

White-throated sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)

Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

Lapland longspur (Calcarius lapponicus)

Snow bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)

Eastern towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)

Bachman’s sparrow (Aimophila aestivalis)

Chipping sparrow (Spizella passerina)

Lark bunting (Calamospiza melanocorys)

Savannah sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)

Family: Loons (Gaviidae)

Red-throated loon (Gavia stellata)

Pacific loon (Gavia pacifica)

Common loon (Gavia immer)

Yellow-billed loon (Gavia adamsii)

Family: Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Least grebe (Tachybaptus dominicus)

Pied-billed grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Eared grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)

Western grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)

Family: Hawks and Eagles (Accipitridae)

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Hook-billed kite (Chondrohierax uncinatus)

Northern goshawk (Accipiter gentilis)

Harris’ hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)

Rough-legged buzzard (Buteo lagopus)

Family: Cranes (Gruidae)

Sandhill crane (Grus canadensis)

Whooping crane (Grus americana)

Family: Thrushes and Chats (Turdidae)

Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis)

Townsend’s solitaire (Myadestes townsendi)

Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe)

Hermit thrush (Catharus guttatus)

American robin (Turdus migratorius)

Family: Wrens (Troglodytidae)

Cactus wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus)

Canyon wren (Salpinctes mexicanus)

Marsh wren (Cistothorus palustris)

House wren (Troglodytes aedon)

Winter wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)

Family: Old World Warblers (Sylviidae)

Blue-gray gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)

Golden-crowned kinglet (Regulus satrapa)

Artic warbler (Phylloscopus borealis)

Family: Finches (Fringillidae)

Common redpoll (Acanthis flammea)

American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)

European goldfinch (Carduelis carduelis)

Evening grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus)

Red crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

Gray-crowned rosy finch (Leucosticte tephrocotis)

Pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator)

Family: Tropicbirds (Phaethontidae)

White-tailed tropicbird (Phaeton lepturus)

Red-billed tropicbird (Phaethon aethereus)

Family: Frigatebirds (Fregatidae)

Magnificent frigatebird (Fregata magnificens)

Family: Boobies and Gannets (Sulidae)

Northern gannet (Morus bassanus)

Blue-footed booby (Sula nebouxii)

Masked booby (Sula dactylatra)

Red-footed booby (Sula sula)

Brown booby (Sula leucogaster)

Family: Herons and Bitterns (Ardeidae)

Great blue heron (Ardea herodias)

Family: Flamingos (Phoenicopteridae)

Greater flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber)

Family: Oystercatchers (Haematopodidae)

American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus)

Family: Auks, Puffins, and Murres (Alcidae)

Common murre (Uria aalge)

Thick-billed murre (Uria lomvia)

Razorbill (Alca torda)

Black guillemot (Cepphus grylle)

Puffin (Fratercula arctica)

Dovekie (Plautus alle)

Marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus)

Family: Owls (Strigidae)

Eastern screech owl (Otus asio)

Great horned owl (Bubo virginianus)

Snowy owl (Nyctea scandiaca)

Northern hawk-owl (Surnia ulula)

Burrowing owl (Athene cunicularia)

Northern saw-whet owl (Aegolius acadicus)

Short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)

Family: Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Anna’s hummingbird (Calypte anna)

Family: Hawaiian Honeycreepers (Drepanididae)

Akepa (Loxops coccineus)

Akikiki (Oreomystis bairdi)

Akohekohe (Palmeria dolei)

Anianiau (Viridonia parvus)

Apapane (Himatione sanguinea)

Greater koa finch (Psittirostra palmeri)

Lanai hookbill (Dysmorodrepanis munroi)

Laysan finch (Psittirostra cantans)

Palila (Loxiodes bailleui)

Po’o-uli (Melamprosops phaeosoma)

Family: Cormorants and Anhingas (Phalacrocoracidae)

Great cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo)

Double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)

Brandt’s cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus)

Pelagic cormorant (Phalacrocorax pelagicus)

Olvivaceous cormorant (Phalacrocorax olivaceus)

American anhinga (Anhinga anhinga)

Family: Storks (Ciconiidae)

Wood stork (Mycteria americana)

Family: Ducks, Geese, and Swans Anatidae)

Mute swan (Cygnus olor)

Canada goose (Branta canadensis)

American wigeon (Ana americana)

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)

Northern shoveler (Anas cypeata)

King eider (Somateria spectabilis)

Harlequin duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)

Oldsquaw (Clangula hyemalis)

Family: Fowls and Pheasants (Phasiandidae)

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)

Family: Larks (Alaudidae)

Horned lark (Eremophila alpestris)

Family: Thrashers and Mockingbirds (Mimidae)

Gray catbird (Dumatella carolinensis)

Northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)

Brown thrasher (Taxostoma rufum)

Family: Titmices and Chickadees (Paridae)

Black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapilla)

Bridled titmouse (Baeolophus wollweberi)

Family: New World Blackbirds and Orioles (Icteridae)

Baltimore oriole (Icterus galbula)

Yellow-headed blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)

Red-winged blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)

Family: Starlings and Mynas (Sturnidae)

European starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Family: Pelicans (Pelecanidae)

American white pelican (Pelancanus erythrorhynchos)

Brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

Family: Waxwings and Silky Flycatchers (Bombycillidae)

Cedar waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Bohemian waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)

Gray silky flycatcher (Ptilogonys cinereus)

Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)

Family: Herons and Bitterns (Ardeidae)

Black –crowned night heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis)

Family: Sandpipers (Scolopacidae)

Long-billed curlew (Numenius americanus)

Ruddy turnstone (Arenaria interpres)

Wilson’s phalorope (Steganopus tricolor)

Family: Woodpeckers, Wrynecks and Piculets (Picidae)

Northern flicker (Colaptes auratus)

Red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)

Red-cockaded woodpecker (Picoides borealis)

Three-toed woodpecker (Picoides tridactylus)

Yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)

Ivory-billed woodpecker (Campephilus principalis)

Family: Long-tailed Titmice (Aegithalidae)

Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)

Family: Penduline Titmice (Remizidae)

Verdin (Auriparus flaviceps)

Family: New World Warblers (Parulidae)

Yellow-breasted chat (Icteria virens)

Golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera)

Blue-winged warbler (Vermivora pinus)

Prothonotary warbler (Protonotaria citrea)

Black-and-white warbler (Mniotilta varia)

Yellow warbler (Dendroica petechia)

Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)

Hooded warbler (Wilsonia citrina)

Kirtland’s warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii)

Cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea)

Family: New World Blackbirds and Orioles (Icteridae)

Western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)

Great-tailed grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)

Rusty blackbird (Euphagus carolinus)

Brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater)

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)

Family: Crows and Jays (Corvidae)

Pinyon jay (Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus)

Blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Western scrub-jay (Aphelocoma californica)

Gray jay (Perisoreus Canadensis)

American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)

Northern raven (Corvus corax)

Family: Herons and Bitterns (Ardeidae)

Great white egret (Ardea alba)

Cattle egret (Egretta ibis)

Family: Ibises and Spoonbills (Threskiornithidae)

White-faced glossy ibis (Plegadis chihi)

Scarlet Ibis (Eucocimus ruber)

Roseate spoonbill (Ajaia ajaja)

Family: Gulls and Terns (Laridae)

Arctic skua (Stercorarius parasiticus)

Herring gull (Larus argentatus)

Common black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus)

Black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla)

Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia)

Common tern (Sterna hirundo)

Sooty tern (Sterna fuscata)

Black tern (Chilidonias niger)

Black skimmer (Rynchopinae)

Family: Cuckoos, Anis, and Roadrunners (Cuculidae)

Yellow-billed cuckoo (Coccyzus americanus)

Greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californiana)

Family: Nightjars (Caprimulgidae)

Common nighthawk (Chordeiles minor)

Common poorwill (Phalaenoptilus nuttallii)

Chuck-will’s-widow (Caprimulgus carolinensis)

Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus)

Family: Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Family: Swallows (Hirundinidae)

Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica)

African cliff swallow (Hirundo pyrrhonota)

Sand martin (Riparia riparia)

Purple martin (Progne subis)

Family: Bulbuls (Pycnonotidae)

Red-whiskered bulbul (Pycnonotus jocosus)

Family: New World Vultures (Cathartidae)

Turkey vulture (Cathartes aura)

American black vulture (Caragyps atratus)

King vulture (Sarcoramphus papa)

California condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

Family: Falcons and Caracaras (Falconidae)

Crested caracara (Polyborus plancus)

Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolis)

Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus)

Family: Rails, coots, and moorhens (Rallidae)

Black rail (Laterallus jamaicensis)

Family: Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Rose-throated becard (Pachyramphus aglaiae)

Scissor-tailed flycatcher (Tyrannus forficata)

Western kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)

Great kiskadee (Pitangus sulphuratus)

Vermilion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)

Northern beardless-tyrannulet (Camptostoma imberbe)

Olive-sided flycatcher (Contopus borealis)

Willow flycatchter (Empidonax traillii)

Nuttings’s flycatcher (Myiarchus nuttingi)

Say’s phoebe (Sayornis saya)

Eastern phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)

Hammond’s flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii)

Greater pewee (Contopus pertinax)

Western wood-pewee (Contopus sordidulus)

Great crested flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)

Sulphur-bellied flycatcher (Myiodynastes luteiventris)

Family: New World Quails (Odontophoridae)

Northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus)

Family: Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Rock pigeon (Columbia livia)

American mourning dove (Zenaida macroura)

Inca dove (Scardafella inca)

Common ground dove (Columbina passerina)

Family: Barn Owls (Tytonidae)

Common barn owl (Tyto alba)

Family: Shrikes (Laniidae)

Loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)

Family: Nuthatches and Wall Creepers (Sittidae)

Red-breasted nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)

White-breasted nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

Brown-breasted nuthatch (Sitta pusilla)

Family: Limpkins (Aramidae)

Limpkin (Aramus guarauna)

Family: Treecreepers (Certhiidae)

Brown creeper (Certhia americana)

Family: Vireos and peppershrikes (Vireonidae)

Red-eyed vireo (Vireo olivaceus)

Bell’s vireo (Vireo bellii)

Black-capped vireo (Vireo atricapillus)

Warbling vireo (Vireo gilvus)

Family: Sparrows (Passeridae)

House sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Tree sparrow (Passer montanus)