American Robin

This illustration of a male American Robin (Turdus migratorius) was completed on April 4, 2018. This drawing is based on a photograph I took at Smith Rock State Park in Oregon during wildlife surveys in April 2017. The background on the main image is based on landscape photos I've taken in the San Gabriel Mountains of southern California. 

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Yellow-breasted Chat

This illustration of a Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens) was completed on January 22, 2018. The drawing is based on a photo I took at Elyria Canyon Park, Los Angeles, California in April 2016. It is the only known record of that species for that park.

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King Vulture

This illustration of a King Vulture (Sarcoramphus papa) was completed on January 10, 2018. This drawing is based on a photograph I took at the Los Angeles Zoo in 2016. Though I have seen the species plenty of times in the wild, I have never obtained photographs of a wild bird.

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Black-crowned Night-Heron

This illustration of a Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) was completed on December 8, 2017. The drawing is based on a photo I took during a colonial waterbird nesting survey in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, California in September 2017. 

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