Migratory Bird Day

Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day World Migratory Bird Day is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats. It is celebrated twice each year, at the height of the migratory seasons, on the second Saturday...
John James Audubon

John James Audubon

John James Audubon John James Audubon was one of the world’s most acclaimed ornithologists and bird artists, known best for his studies and illustrations of North American birds in their natural habitat. As a bird artist myself, I’ve always been fascinated...

Neotropical Woodpeckers

Discover and Sketch Woodpeckers in a Video Workshop Woodpeckers are a global and diverse family of over 230 species. Whether you love ’em or hate ’em, everyone’s got an opinion about woodpeckers and finds them a raucous and intriguing group of birds!...
Sketching Ecuador’s Birds

Sketching Ecuador’s Birds

A Bird Sketching Big Day Join me as I sketch my way through a birding ‘Big Day’ while participating in the Mindo, Ecuador ‘Conteo Navideno de Aves’ (Christmas Bird Count) in 2020. This location routinely wins the top prize for most species...
Winter Wings Festival

Winter Wings Festival

Join me February 17-20, 2022 at the Winter Wings Birding Festival in the Klamath Basin of southern Oregon for 4 days of inspiring workshops, presentations, and field trips. I’m honored to be the festival’s featured artist and will also be leading...
In Celebration of Vultures

In Celebration of Vultures

International Vulture Awareness Day Each year the first Saturday in September is set aside as International Vulture Awareness Day. So I’d like to share some fascinating facts about these much-maligned but vitally important birds and showcase some of my favorite...
Birds,Birds,Birds!

Birds,Birds,Birds!

Christine’s Bird Resources on this Website Below you’ll find links to many of my bird-themed stories, videos, adventures, sketching workshops, and kid’s activities I’ve created for the use and enjoyment of nature-loving families. World...
West Indian Woodpecker

West Indian Woodpecker

Discover and Sketch the West Indian Woodpecker Learn all about the Caribbean endemic West Indian Woodpecker in the video below which is a replay of a live, online webinar. In this 75-minute workshop, you’ll learn all about the  West Indian Woodpecker from...
All About Cranes

All About Cranes

  Learn all about the world’s 15 species of cranes, with a focus on the endangered Whooping Crane of North America in this 90-minute replay of a live workshop I taught. You may want to DOWNLOAD the crane image in order to follow along to the step-by-step crane...

Adventures in Ecuador

Tales of Birdwatching and Sketching on the Equator Tandayapa Bird Lodge Review 2020 I had the pleasure of staying at Tandayapa Bird Lodge for almost two weeks to enjoy some much-needed peaceful solitude.  As its name suggests, there are many species of birds to...