I’m a crafter and over the years have stitched many birds. Since I took up drawing in 2020, I’ve sketched some as well. Amongst other things, I share them on Instagram.
Birds enrich our lives through their presence and their voice. Who doesn’t love the call of a bird? There have so many sounds that enrich our soul, the call of an owl, or one of my favourites, the sound of a blackbird.
If you find birdsong relaxing, you are not alone. If you have an Alexa ask her to play a bird song and it will fill your home. Or, YouTube has an eight-hour bird song video.
John James Audubon is known for his paintings of birds. He was an American and a self-trained artist, naturalist, and ornithologist.
Find out more about him and his work on John J Audubon’s Birds of America.