Fine art illustration of a Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans.) The illustration is available in black and white or color for immediate download.
The Black Phoebe was completed on 2.12.2012. There are many different types of songbirds I see in the San Francisco Bay Area, many of them are perhaps less than striking in coloration and therefore not the most inspiring subject for an illustration. When I came across some excellent photos by my Flickr friend Johanna California I found the inspiration I needed to complete a drawing of this somewhat drab songbird. Even with this, I always enjoying watching these active bird flitting about from branch to branch.